JHND will be publishing the abstracts from the British Dietetic Association Research Symposium to be held in Birmingham on December 3rd. I will be there to man the journal editorial desk. All authors will need to see and approve the proposed edits for the published versions of their abstracts and to address any pre-publication queries. … Continue reading BDA Research Symposium Abstracts
The Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing original research papers and reviews in applied nutrition and dietetics, focussing on: nutritional science; clinical nutrition; public health nutrition and epidemiology; and dietetic professional practice. The editorial board consists of international experts from these disciplines. The journal is indexed in numerous databases … Continue reading Seeking a new Commissioned Reviews Editor- are you interested?
We have two new members of the Editorial Board for the journal. We are very pleased to welcome Dr Tomas Ong from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dr Jane Coad from Massey University, New Zealand and Dr Jean Harvey from the University of Vermont, USA.
Wiley have published the first volume in the new British Dietetic Association book series. Series Editor Kevin Whelan announced the first in the BDA book series, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology today.
Agreement between student dietitians' identification of refeeding syndrome risk with refeeding guidelines, electrolytes and other dietitians: a pilot study Matthews et al., JHND Early View Background Limited research exists concerning how consistently and accurately student and newly-graduated dietitians are identifying refeeding syndrome risk in hospitalised patients. The present study aimed to determine the consistency of students' … Continue reading Refeeding syndrome and student dietitians
Vitamin D and muscle strength throughout the life course: a review of epidemiological and intervention studies McCarthy and Kiely, JHND Early View The putative role of vitamin D in muscle function and strength throughout the life course is of interest because muscle strength is required for engagement in physical activity at all ages. As vitamin … Continue reading Vitamin D and muscle strength
The spatial clustering of obesity: does the built environment matter? Huang et al., JHND Early View Background Obesity rates in the USA show distinct geographical patterns. The present study used spatial cluster detection methods and individual-level data to locate obesity clusters and to analyse them in relation to the neighbourhood built environment. Methods The 2008–2009 … Continue reading Obesity- it’s in your neighbourhood
Sources of vitamin D and calcium in the diets of preschool children in the UK and the theoretical effect of food fortification Cribb et al., JHND Early View Background Dietary intakes of vitamin D are very low in the UK. Dietary calcium is also necessary to promote bone health. The fortification of foods with vitamin D … Continue reading Data from ALSPAC: vitamin D and calcium in pre-school children