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
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg3dlDLuQpg Orange juice IS rich in vitamin C.
The nature of the problemAlmost everyone who works in science struggles with writing. The natural skills that earn us careers in science, such as observation or technical abilities tend to leave us disadvantaged relative to those with a flair for the arts or languages. There are also many aspects in the way we are trained … Continue reading How to write #3- The introduction
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 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
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.
There is some good news for all of those authors who have been waiting a long time to see their manuscript move from Early View to fully published. JHND will shortly be publishing an additional issue including around 40 papers.
This article is the first in our new 'How to Write' series which will be published via this blog over the next month or so. Most of the series will focus on how to write full research papers for publication, but this opener is going to consider a rather different form of publication- the conference … Continue reading How to write #1: The conference abstract
A review of staffing levels and activity in paediatric dieteticsWard and O'Riordan, JHND Early ViewBackgroundThe present study was undertaken to review how much time paediatric dietitians spend in direct contact with patients and to determine what levels of staffing are available throughout paediatric dietetic departments in Ireland and the UK.MethodsA work sampling tool was devised … Continue reading Paediatric Dietetics
A new batch of papers have been published on Early View today, including a paper on anthropometry in older people. In relation to this I will be putting the March issue of JHND together very shortly and am intending to make the issue themed around older people. Patients' preferences for nutrition-related health outcomes in liver disease: … Continue reading New on Early View today