New virtual issue coming soon!

The next JHND Virtual Issue will be entitled, "Qualitative methodology; obesity prevention and weight loss interventions" and will provide free access to 12 JHND articles, including the qualitative methodology series written by Judy Swift and colleagues. Watch this space for further announcements.

Early View: Salt (sodium chloride) content of retail samples of Nigerian white bread: implications for the daily salt intake of normotensive and hypertensive adults

              Salt (sodium chloride) content of retail samples of Nigerian white bread: implications for the daily salt intake of normotensive and hypertensive adultsB. C. Nwanguma and C. H. OkorieBackgroundBread has been identified as a major contributor to the excessive salt (sodium chloride) intake of consumers in many countries, some of which have very high incidences of hypertension … Continue reading Early View: Salt (sodium chloride) content of retail samples of Nigerian white bread: implications for the daily salt intake of normotensive and hypertensive adults

A response to Verrill et al: Food label usage and reported difficulty with following a gluten-free diet among individuals in the USA with coeliac disease and those with noncoeliac gluten sensitivity

A few days ago I posted a link to a paper that is currently viewable on Early View, Food label usage and reported difficulty with following a gluten-free diet among individuals in the USA with coeliac disease and those with noncoeliac gluten sensitivity, by Linda Verrill and colleagues at the United States FDA. The following … Continue reading A response to Verrill et al: Food label usage and reported difficulty with following a gluten-free diet among individuals in the USA with coeliac disease and those with noncoeliac gluten sensitivity

British Dietetic Association members- how to keep in touch

From early 2013 JHND has become an online only journal, which means that BDA members will no longer receive issues in paper form. This will undoubtedly change the way in which you access and experience research articles that are relevant to your own research and clinical practice.  Although the days of browsing through JHND may … Continue reading British Dietetic Association members- how to keep in touch

Ethnic variation in meat consumption in the USA- impact on micronutrient intakes.

Contribution of meat to vitamin B12, iron and zinc intakes in five ethnic groups in the USA: implications for developing food-based dietary guideline S. Sharma, T. Sheehy, L. N. KolonelBackgroundTo describe the sources of meat and their contributions to vitamin B12, iron and zinc in five ethnic groups in the USA.MethodsDietary data for the Multiethnic Cohort, established … Continue reading Ethnic variation in meat consumption in the USA- impact on micronutrient intakes.

What were the hottest JHND papers of 2011

The three most widely cited 2011 papers for JHND were: Comparison of symptom response following advice for a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates (FODMAPs) versus standard dietary advice in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. H. M. Staudacher, K. Whelan, P. M. Irving, M. C. E. Lomer. Quantification of fructans, galacto-oligosacharides and other short-chain carbohydrates in processed grains and cereals. … Continue reading What were the hottest JHND papers of 2011

Enteral feeding in head and neck cancer patients- nasogastric feeding appears most effective.

 JHND Early viewEnteral feeding in head and neck cancer patients at a UK cancer centre C. H. Sheth, S. Sharp, E. R. Walters.BackgroundPatients undergoing radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer have an increased risk of malnutrition, and may require enteral feeding via nasogastric or gastrostomy tube. The aim of this audit was to … Continue reading Enteral feeding in head and neck cancer patients- nasogastric feeding appears most effective.