Meet the senior editors-part 1: Prof Kevin Whelan

Professor of Dietetics at King’s College London Area of research interest The interaction between the gastrointestinal microbiota, dietary composition and health and disease. Kevin performs clinical trials in probiotics, prebiotics, fibre and fermentable carbohydrates, with molecular microbiology to measure their impact on the microbiota. Role with JHND Associate Editor in Chief with responsibility for Reviews … Continue reading Meet the senior editors-part 1: Prof Kevin Whelan

Early View- Current practice in relation to nutritional assessment and dietary management of enteral nutrition in adults with Crohn’s disease

Current practice in relation to nutritional assessment and dietary management of enteral nutrition in adults with Crohn's disease   Lomer, Gourgey and Whelan Background Nutritional assessment and dietary intervention, particularly enteral nutrition, are important in the management of Crohn's disease (CD). National audits have reported that dietetic resourcing in gastroenterology is inadequate. The present study … Continue reading Early View- Current practice in relation to nutritional assessment and dietary management of enteral nutrition in adults with Crohn’s disease

Early view- The effect of posture on body circumferences in older adults

The effect of posture on body circumferences in older adults Sousa, de Sousa and Amaral Background Standards for anthropometrical assessment define that measurements must be carried out with the subject in the standing position, although this is not always possible. The effect of body position on girth measurement has not been evaluated, even though this … Continue reading Early view- The effect of posture on body circumferences in older adults

Further Editorial Board appointments

We are pleased to announce further additions to the JHND Editorial Board with two confirmed appointments today. Dr Mairead Kieley of the University of Cork, Ireland, has interests in vitamin D status, requirements and role in health, alongside pregnancy and infant nutrition. Prof. Caryl Nowson of Deakin University, Australia, is Chair in Nutrition and Ageing. Her research … Continue reading Further Editorial Board appointments

Early View- A text message based weight management intervention for overweight adults

A text message based weight management intervention for overweight adults Donaldson, Fallows and Morris BackgroundWeight management interventions can be extended using mobile telephone technology to deliver support in real-time, real-world settings. The present study aimed to determine whether text messaging helped patients maintain or lose weight following a weight-loss programme.MethodsIn this controlled study, overweight and obese [body … Continue reading Early View- A text message based weight management intervention for overweight adults

New Editorial Board members

We are pleased to announce three new Australian members of the Editorial Board.Professor Clare Collins of the University of Newcastle, School of Health Sciences, is the co-Director of the Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition. Prof. Collins focuses on dietary approaches to manage weight and the development of novel tools for assessment of dietary intake.Dr … Continue reading New Editorial Board members