Changes in food choices made by type-2 diabetics given non-prescriptive dietary advice

"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

Knowledge gaps on Intensive Care Units

"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

Malnutrition in children with food allergies in the UK

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

Supplemental issue of JHND now online

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