Eat a Mediterranean diet- but what is it?

Barriers to adopting a Mediterranean diet in Northern European adults at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease Moore et al., JHND Early View  Background Strong evidence links the consumption of a Mediterranean diet (MD) with a reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk; however, there is uncertainty as to whether non-Mediterranean regions will adopt this diet. The present … Continue reading Eat a Mediterranean diet- but what is it?

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Identification of factors contributing to successful self-directed weight loss

Identification of factors contributing to successful self-directed weight loss: a qualitative study Rafiel and Gill., JHND Early View  Background Despite the number of weight management programmes and their wide promotion, most overweight and obese individuals tend to lose weight on their own. The present study aimed to understand the characteristics and strategies of those who … Continue reading Identification of factors contributing to successful self-directed weight loss

New issue now available

The final issue of JHND for 2017 is now available to download and browse. The themes for this issue are: Editorial The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease (pages 679–680) S. Langley-Evans and N. Thomas Lipids Health and Disease Oral fish oil positively influences nutritional-inflammatory risk in patients with haematological malignancies during chemotherapy … Continue reading New issue now available

Online intervention to reduce adiposity in postpartum women

A pilot intervention to reduce postpartum weight retention and central adiposity in first-time mothers: results from the mums OnLiNE (Online, Lifestyle, Nutrition & Exercise) study van der Pligt et al., JHND Early View  Background Postpartum weight retention (PPWR) increases the risk for obesity and complications during subsequent pregnancies. Few interventions have been successful in limiting PPWR … Continue reading Online intervention to reduce adiposity in postpartum women