"Men and women in the Early ACTID study reported small changes in higher-energy and lower-fibre foods and drinks in response to patient-centred dietary advice." Changes in reported food intake in adults with type 2 diabetes in response to a nonprescriptive dietary intervention England, Andrews, Jago and Thompson. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Early View … Continue reading Changes in food choices made by type-2 diabetics given non-prescriptive dietary advice
"The proportion of healthcare professionals who were regarded as demonstrating sufficient understanding of the evidence set out in the nutrition support guidelines were 44% of clinicians, 26% of nurses, 76% of dietitians and 67% of other staff." Attitudes towards and knowledge of nutrition support amongst health care professionals on London intensive care units Lane, Wedlake, … Continue reading Knowledge gaps on Intensive Care Units
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The most cited JHND papers of the last two years are listed below. If you are an author considering submission of an article to JHND, have you considered whether there are any recent papers in the journal that might be appropriate citations for you to use? Living with coeliac disease: survey results from the USA … Continue reading Most cited
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A paper by Meyer and colleagues published online in JHND reports that the removal of major food groups may predispose children to an inadequate nutrient intake. A study of 97 children in the UK found that the elimination of three or more food groups from the diet resulted in reduced weight for age. Children with food allergies … Continue reading Malnutrition in children with food allergies in the UK
JHND has published a supplemental issue for July 2013, which can be accessed here. All articles are free to view. The supplement features: Clinical Nutrition Body mass index in adult patients with diet-treated phenylketonuria (pages 1–6) L. V. Robertson, N. McStravick, S. Ripley, E. Weetch, S. Donald, S. Adam, A. Micciche, S. Boocock and A. MacDonald The … Continue reading Supplemental issue of JHND now online
"Digital imaging accurately estimates food intake in many environments and it has many advantages over other methods" Measuring food intake with digital photography. Martin et al., 2013
"With the continuous use of protein-rich meal replacement, glycaemic control might be improved in the long term." Meal replacement reduces insulin requirement, HbA1c and weight long-term in type 2 diabetes patients with >100 U insulin per day. Kempf et al., 2013
"Polyols induced gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with IBS independently of their absorptive patterns, suggesting that the dietary restriction of polyols may be efficacious."Dietary sorbitol and mannitol: food content and distinct absorption patterns between healthy individuals and patients with irritable bowel syndromeYao et al., 2013.