By way of a quick introduction, my background is in nutrition and dietetics - I graduated from the University of Surrey in 1986, and went on to do a PhD on "Energy balance … Continue reading Meet the senior editors part 3: Dr Ceri Green
August issue availableThe August edition of JHND is now available online.
Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Nottingham Area of research interest Nutrition and early life. Simon has been a pioneer of experimental studies investigating associations between nutrition in pregnancy and disease in later life. He has recently been heavily involved in systematic reviews of the literature concerning weaning, weight in childhood and risk … Continue reading Meet the senior editors-part 2: Prof Simon Langley-Evans
"A concordance of viewpoints between treatment providers and patients may facilitate long-term efficient and successful treatment of overweight and obesity" McConnon et al., 2013 Health professionals', expert patients' and dieters' beliefs and attitudes about obesity
"There are unacceptable levels of weight bias among some UK students training to become nurses, doctors, nutritionists and dietitians." Swift et al., 2013 Weight bias among UK trainee dietitians, doctors, nurses and nutritionists
"The use of properly designed mobile device applications that work through the paradigm of how young people live and interact in the ‘digital’ age may address many of the issues outlined as barriers to recording food intake among adolescents." Schap et al., 2013
"Interventions focusing on cardiovascular health in young women during pregnancy and their children should be considered to reduce cardiovascular diseases risk factors in these children."Normia et al., (2013)
"eating more of the day's total energy intake midday is associated with a lower risk of being overweight or obese, whereas eating more of the day's total energy intake during the evening is associated with a higher risk of being overweight or obese" Wang et al, JHND In Press
Assessing communication skills in dietetic consultations: the development of the reliable and valid DIET-COMMS tool Whitehead, Langley-Evans, Tischler and Swift. Background There is an increasing emphasis on the development of communication skills for dietitians but few evidence-based assessment tools available. The present study aimed to develop a dietetic-specific, short, reliable and valid assessment tool for … Continue reading Communication skills in dietetic consultation- a new assessment tool
Portion weights of food served in English schools: have they changed following the introduction of nutrient-based standards? Pearce, Wood and Stevens Background Mandatory food-based and nutrient-based standards for the food provided in English schools were introduced in 2008 (primary) and 2009 (secondary) and have had a positive impact on pupils' food choice and nutrient intake … Continue reading Early View- Portion weights of food served in English schools: have they changed following the introduction of nutrient-based standards?