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 2013.

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, Dougherty and Shaw. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Early View 2013.

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Most cited


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

Gastrointestinal hormones: the regulation of appetite and the anorexia of ageing

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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 were more likely to be underweight than the general UK population.

Supplemental issue of JHND now online

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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 impact of nutritional supplementation on quality of life in patients infected with hepatitis C virus (pages 7–15)R. S. S. B. Boulhosa, L. P. M. Oliveira, R. P. Jesus, L. N. Cavalcante, D. C. Lemaire, L. Vinhas, L. G. C. Lyra and A. C. Lira

Malnutrition and obesity: influence in mortality and readmissions in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients (pages 16–22)A. Zapatero, R. Barba, J. Ruiz, J. E. Losa, S. Plaza, J. Canora and J. Marco

Nutritional status and dietary intake of children with acute leukaemia during induction or consolidation chemotherapy (pages 23–33)S. Y. Tan, B. K. Poh, M. H. Nadrah, N. A. Jannah, J. Rahman and M. N. Ismail

Do clinical and behavioural correlates of obese patients seeking bariatric surgery differ from those of individuals involved in conservative weight loss programme?(pages 34–38)
R. Gradaschi, G. Noli, M. Cornicelli, G. Camerini, N. Scopinaro and G. F. Adami

Experience over 12 years with home enteral nutrition in a healthcare area of Spain(pages 39–44)
D. A. De Luis, O. Izaola, L.A. Cuellar, M. C. Terroba, G. Cabezas and B. De La Fuente

Public Health Nutrition and Epidemiology

The influence of sociocultural factors on the eating attitudes of Lebanese and Cypriot students: a cross-cultural study (pages 45–52)
N. Zeeni, N. Gharibeh and I. Katsounari

Disturbed eating behaviours and associated psychographic characteristics of college students (pages 53–63)V. M. Quick and C. Byrd-Bredbenner

Vitamin D intake and dietary sources in a representative sample of Spanish adults(pages 64–72)
L. G. González-Rodríguez, P. Estaire, C. Peñas-Ruiz and R. M. Ortega, UCM Research Group VALORNUT (920030

Dietary patterns, anthropometric status, prevalence and risk factors for anaemia among school children aged 5–11 years in Central Uganda (pages 73–81)
F. M. Turyashemererwa, J. Kikafunda, R. Annan and G. A. Tumuhimbise

School-based individualised lifestyle intervention decreases obesity and the metabolic syndrome in Mexican children (pages 82–89)L. Elizondo-Montemayor, N. G. Gutierrez, D. M. Moreno, U. Martínez, D. Tamargo and M. Treviño

Evaluation of seasonality on total water intake, water loss and water balance in the general population in Greece (pages 90–96)
O. Malisova, V. Bountziouka, D. Β. Panagiotakos, A. Zampelas and M. Kapsokefalou

Effect of fasting in Ramadan on body composition and nutritional intake: a prospective study (pages 97–104)
A. Norouzy, M. Salehi, E. Philippou, H. Arabi, F. Shiva, S. Mehrnoosh, S. M. R. Mohajeri, S. A. Reza Mohajeri, A. Motaghedi Larijani and M. Nematy

Body composition and vitamin D status: the Korea National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey IV (KNHANES IV) (pages 105–113)
K. Lee

Food habits, socioeconomic status and body mass index among premenopausal and post-menopausal women in Mauritius (pages 114–122)
T. Bhurosy and R. Gown

Nutritional status and quality of life in patients with acute leukaemia prior to and after induction chemotherapy in three hospitals in Tehran, Iran: a prospective study (pages 123–131)Z. Malihi, M. Kandiah, Y. M. Chan, M. Hosseinzadeh, M. Sohanaki Azad and M. Zarif Yeganeh 

Stress management can facilitate weight loss in Greek overweight and obese women: a pilot study (pages 132–139)
E. Christaki, A. Kokkinos, V. Costarelli, E. C. Alexopoulos, G. P. Chrousos and C. Darviri

Can a web-based food record accurately assess energy intake in overweight and obese women? A pilot study (pages 140–144)
M. J. Hutchesson, H. Truby, R. Callister, P. J. Morgan, P. S. W. Davies and C. E. Collins

The association of dietary phytochemical index and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (pages 145–153)
Z. Bahadoran, M. Golzarand, P. Mirmiran, N. Saadati and F. Azizi

The estimation of visceral adipose tissue with a body composition monitor predicts the metabolic syndrome (pages 154–158) R. Baudrand, J. M. Domínguez, C. Tabilo, D. Figueroa, M. Jimenez, C. Eugenin, C. Carvajal and M. Moreno

Hope and the use of behavioural strategies related to diet and physical activity(pages 159–163)
J. Nothwehr, D. O. Clark and A. Perkins

Lower polyamine levels in breast milk of obese mothers compared to mothers with normal body weight (pages 164–170M. Atiya Ali, B. Strandvik, C. Palme-Kilander and A. Yngve

Dairy food consumption is inversely associated with the risk of the metabolic syndrome in Korean adults (pages 171–179) J. Kim


Dietetic Professional Practice

Involvement in research activities and factors influencing research capacity among dietitians (pages 180–187) A. J. Howard, M. Ferguson, P. Wilkinson and K. L. Campbell