New on Early View today.

 We have several papers pre-published in Early View today, which can be accessed direct at the links below. Remember, if you like them, cite them!ReviewsA systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions for weight management using text messagingG. Siopis, T. Chey and M. Allman-Farinelli Nutrition in early life and the programming of adult disease: a reviewS. C. … Continue reading New on Early View today.

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The Rose Simmonds Award- £2000 for a publication by a BDA member

The Rose Simmonds AwardThe Award for the year 2014 will be given for:A DIETITIAN’S ORIGINAL RESEARCH PUBLICATION IN 2013Those entering the Award should be aware of the following criteria:The dietitian must be an acknowledged author and the published work must be addressed toprofessional colleagues.  It is anticipated that this scientific work would encompass findings,results, outcomes … Continue reading The Rose Simmonds Award- £2000 for a publication by a BDA member

New letters and commentary section for JHND Notes!

I have been doing some reorganisation of material on the blog, that most people won't notice, but one new feature is the Letters to @JHND Editor page. We very much welcome comments on JHND papers, the journal in general and anything else that might appeal to the broader community of JHND readers. Please feel happy … Continue reading New letters and commentary section for JHND Notes!

Virtually Free!

The Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics has published a virtual issue in collaboration with Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Like all of our virtual issues Coeliac disease: pathogenesis, prognosis and management provides access to a collection of free to access articles.Another collaborative virtual issue produced with the Journal of Clinical Nursing will be published shortly.

Evaluating children’s diets online.

WebDASC: a web-based dietary assessment software for 8–11-year-old Danish children. Biltoft-Jensen, A., Trolle, E., Christensen, T., Islam, N., Andersen, L. F., Egenfeldt-Nielsen, S. and Tetens, I. (2014), WebDASC: a web-based dietary assessment software for 8–11-year-old Danish children. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27: 43–53.Background:  The present study describes the development and formative evaluation of the Web-based Dietary … Continue reading Evaluating children’s diets online.

In our February issue

A review of the mechanisms and effectiveness of dietary polyphenols in reducing oxidative stress and thrombotic risk. Santhakumar, Bulmer and Singh.Dietary sources of polyphenols, which are derivatives and/or isomers of flavones, isoflavones, flavonols, catechins and phenolic acids, possess antioxidant properties and therefore might be important in preventing oxidative-stress-induced platelet activation and attenuating adverse haemostatic function. … Continue reading In our February issue