Diet quality and health in children and adolescents

Systematic review of diet quality indices and their associations with health-related outcomes in children and adolescentsMarshall et al. JHND Early View.BackgroundDiet quality indices add an important dimension to dietary assessment. The aim of this systematic review was to: (i) identify and describe the attributes and applications of diet quality indices developed for use or used … Continue reading Diet quality and health in children and adolescents

Determinants of a regular intake of a nutritionally balanced school lunch

Determinants of a regular intake of a nutritionally balanced school lunch among 10–17-year-old schoolchildren with special reference to sense of coherence Tilles-Tirkkonen et al JHND Early View Background Free nutritionally balanced school lunches are offered to all schoolchildren in basic education in Finland in each school day. Having school lunch on a regular basis has … Continue reading Determinants of a regular intake of a nutritionally balanced school lunch

Liquid versus solid energy intake in relation to body composition among Australian children

Liquid versus solid energy intake in relation to body composition among Australian children Zheng et al., JHND Early View   Background The debate about whether energy consumed in liquid form is more obesogenic than energy consumed in solid form remains equivocal. We aimed to evaluate the effects of liquid versus solid energy intake and different … Continue reading Liquid versus solid energy intake in relation to body composition among Australian children

How to write #2: Planning your paper.

The rest of this series is going to focus on the mechanics of writing the various sections of a research paper, considering everything from abstract through to conclusions (though not necessarily in that order). I think, though, that before plunging into the maelstrom of producing actual text, it is important to think about what comes … Continue reading How to write #2: Planning your paper.