JHND is pleased to have published another important set of guidelines for dietitians in practice. The Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party have produced evidence based guidelines for the nutritional support of stroke patients, which is available to download here. The authors are Gomes, Hookway and Weekes. BackgroundStroke affects 15 million people each year … Continue reading New RCP guidelines now available
The Journal has recently made some changes to the senior Editorial team and two of our Associate Editors will be standing down from their positions at the end of December. Gita Sharma and Julie Lovegrove have been committed supporters of JHND for many years. I would like to thank them for their contributions to the … Continue reading Some changes to the Editorial team
The December issue of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics is now available online.
These are the top 10 downloaded JHND articles for October 2013. The BDA guidelines on the management of IBS in adults remains the most downloaded paper. Article Title Volume Issue Full Text Accesses Link British Dietetic Association evidence-based guidelines for the dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome in adults 25 3 527 http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-277X.2012.01242.x A … Continue reading Most downloaded papers for October
Trial for Reducing Weight Retention in New Mums: a randomised controlled trial evaluating a low intensity, postpartum weight management programmeWilkinson et al., Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Early View 2013Failure to return to pregnancy weight by 6 months postpartum is associated with long-term obesity, as well as adverse health outcomes. This research evaluated a postpartum … Continue reading Trial for Reducing Weight Retention in New Mums: a randomised controlled trial evaluating a low intensity, postpartum weight management programme
Duane Mellor and colleagues at the University of Hull have published a pair of papers on weight loss and maintenance in a randomised controlled trial of 112 men and women following a commercial programme. The paired papers are: Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: a randomised controlled trial Weight maintenance over … Continue reading A pair of papers.
Last week I did what I believe newspaper editors describe as 'putting an issue to bed'. One of my jobs as Editor is to select the papers from our collection of accepted material that will go into the next issue. This usually happens a few weeks before the issue is published and so last week … Continue reading The first complete cycle
JHND Editor is about to embark upon the I'm a Scientist Get Me Out of Here event for November 2013. This is a really exciting opportunity to take part in outreach to young people and answer their questions about science. I shall use every opportunity to talk about diet and health and you can follow … Continue reading Spreading the word, sharing the love of science