Peer review part two: Editors be very careful…

We place great faith in peer review as a control over what is published and what is not. I have been extensively involved in the whole peer-review experience as an author, as a reviewer and more latterly as an editor. Being an editor opens a window on the process that very few get to see. … Continue reading Peer review part two: Editors be very careful…

Early View- Living with coeliac disease: a grounded theory study

Living with coeliac disease: a grounded theory studyC. Rose and R. HowardBackgroundCoeliac disease can be controlled only through adherence to a gluten-free diet. This diet is highly restrictive and can be challenging to maintain. It has been linked with elevated levels of psychological distress, including depression, anxiety and social phobia.MethodsNarratives on living with coeliac disease were … Continue reading Early View- Living with coeliac disease: a grounded theory study

Early View- Merging dietary assessment with the adolescent lifestyle

Merging dietary assessment with the adolescent lifestyleT. E. Schap, F. Zhu, E. J. Delp, C. J. BousheyThe use of image-based dietary assessment methods shows promise for improving dietary self-report among children. The Technology Assisted Dietary Assessment (TADA) food record application is a self-administered food record specifically designed to address the burden and human error associated with conventional methods … Continue reading Early View- Merging dietary assessment with the adolescent lifestyle

Early View- Health professionals’, expert patients’ and dieters’ beliefs and attitudes about obesity

Health professionals', expert patients' and dieters' beliefs and attitudes about obesityA. McConnon, R. Gribble, M. M. Raats, J. Stubbs, R ShepherdBackgroundResearch has suggested that patients and treatment providers hold different beliefs and models of obesity. This could impact upon the consistency and quality of interventions for weight management. The present study investigated the attitudes and beliefs of health … Continue reading Early View- Health professionals’, expert patients’ and dieters’ beliefs and attitudes about obesity

Early View- Avoidance of meat and poultry decreases intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc in young women

Avoidance of meat and poultry decreases intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc in young womenF. Fayet, V. Flood, P. Petocz, S. SammanBackgroundInadequate nutrient intake and physical inactivity may have adverse health consequences. The present study aimed to describe young female students' dietary intake, food choices and physical activity (PA) patterns, and also to … Continue reading Early View- Avoidance of meat and poultry decreases intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc in young women

New on Early View: Assisted-living elderly and the mealtime experience

Assisted-living elderly and the mealtime experience M. Mahadevan, H. J. Hartwell, C. H. Feldman, J. A. Ruzsilla, E. R. Raines Background Although there is increasing evidence of barriers to nutritional health among elderly assisted-living residents, there has not been the same emphasis when examining the ways in which these individuals experience their mealtimes, as well as … Continue reading New on Early View: Assisted-living elderly and the mealtime experience