Exploring approaches to dietetic assessment of a common task across different universities through assessment moderation Palermo et al. JHND Early View Background Assessment presents one of the greatest challenges to evaluating health professional trainee performance, as a result of the subjectivity of judgements and variability in assessor standards. The present study aimed to test a moderation … Continue reading Communications skills in students are a good indicator of readiness for dietetic placement
Comparison of nutrient intake in adolescents and adults with and without food allergies Maslin et al., JHND Early View Background Exclusion diets for the management of food allergy pose a risk of nutritional deficiencies and inadequate growth in children, yet less is known about their effect in adolescents and adults. The present study aimed to … Continue reading Food allergies do not impact upon nutrient intakes of adolescents.
The July/August issue of JHND is now available. This issue contains papers on: Children and adolescents Dietetic practice Obesity and related disorders Inborn errors of metabolism Dietary assessment and food behaviours
Nutritional monitoring of patients post-bariatric surgery: implications for smartphone applications Elvin-Walsh et al., JHND Early View Background Optimal results from bariatric surgery are contingent on patient commitment to dietary and lifestyle changes and follow-up care. The present study aimed to investigate the attitudes and use of mobile health (mHealth) smartphone applications (apps) as a potential tool … Continue reading Smartphone apps can support bariatric patients post-surgery
Eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid containing supplements modulate risk factors for cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis of randomised placebo-control human clinical trials AbuMweis et al., JHND Early View Background Over 200 clinical trials have examined the effect of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements on risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease. However, an updated analysis … Continue reading Cardiovascular risk benefits of EPA and DHA supplements
Accuracy of food photographs for quantifying foodservings in a lunch meal setting among Danish children and adults Biltoft-Jensen et al., JHND Early View Background Visual aids, such as food photographs, are widely used in estimating food quantities in dietary surveys. The present study aimed to assess how accurately Danish adults and children can estimate food portion … Continue reading Food portion photographs lack accuracy in a lunch meal setting
The top ten downloaded articles in JHND over the last year are: 1. Detox diets for toxin elimination and weight management: a critical review of the evidence. Klein and Kiat 2. British Dietetic Association systematic review and evidence-based practice guidelines for the dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome in adults (2016 update). McKenzie et al. 3. … Continue reading Top of the pops