Effect of obesity on success of renal grafts

Exploring associations between anthropometric indices and graft function in patients receiving renal transplant Tsirigoti et al., JHND Early View Background The aim of the present study was to identify indicators of malnutrition, as obtained by anthropometric measurements, that might be potential predictors of transplant outcomes. Methods One hundred and three patients receiving a graft from a … Continue reading Effect of obesity on success of renal grafts

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Nutritional care after critical illness

Nutritional care after critical illness: a qualitative study of patients’ experiences Merriweather et al., JHND Early View The present qualitative study aimed to explore the factors influencing nutritional recovery in patients after critical illness and to develop a model of care to improve current management of nutrition for this patient group. Methods Patients were recruited into … Continue reading Nutritional care after critical illness

Detox diets- critically reviewed

Detox diets for toxin elimination and weight management: a critical review of the evidence Klein and Kiat, JHND Early View Detox diets are popular dieting strategies that claim to facilitate toxin elimination and weight loss, thereby promoting health and well-being. The present review examines whether detox diets are necessary, what they involve, whether they are … Continue reading Detox diets- critically reviewed

Feeding infants with congenital heart disease

Dietary intake in infants with complex congenital heart disease: a case–control study on macro- and micronutrient intake, meal frequency and growth   Hansson et al., JHND Early View Background Children with severe congenital heart disease (CHD) need considerable nutritional support to reach normal growth. The actual intake of macro- and micronutrients in outpatient CHD infants over a … Continue reading Feeding infants with congenital heart disease

New Commissioned Reviews Editor appointed

We are pleased to announce that the new Commissioned Reviews Editor for JHND will be Dr Daniele Del Rio from the University of Parma. Dan will take up his role in the New Year and will take responsibility for commissioning state-of-the-art review articles from distinguished experts across the disciplines of nutrition and dietetics. We hope … Continue reading New Commissioned Reviews Editor appointed