Meet the senior editors part 3: Dr Ceri Green

                                            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

Meet the senior editors-part 2: Prof Simon Langley-Evans

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

How to measure….

"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

When to eat?

"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

Communication skills in dietetic consultation- a new assessment tool

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

Early View- Portion weights of food served in English schools: have they changed following the introduction of nutrient-based standards?

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?