Psychosocial predictors of adherence to a gluten-free diet

Prediction of adherence to a gluten-free diet using protection motivation theory among adults with coeliac disease Dowd et al., JHND Early View Background Coeliac disease is a chronic autoimmune disease that requires strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. However, strict adherence to a gluten-free diet is difficult, with findings from a recent review suggesting that … Continue reading Psychosocial predictors of adherence to a gluten-free diet

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Risk of undernutrition in the elderly

Dietary intake in the dependent elderly: evaluation of the risk of nutritional deficit Fernández-Barrés et al., JHND Early View Background Malnutrition is a frequent problem in elderly dependent patients and their prognosis is adversely affected. Assessment of food consumption and adequacy of energy and nutrient intake of dependent elderly is needed to plan any selected actions … Continue reading Risk of undernutrition in the elderly

Factors influencing food choice in young adults

You are what you choose to eat: factors influencing young adults' food selection behaviour Hebden et al., JHND Early View Background Young or ‘emerging’ adulthood (ages 18–24 years) is a life-stage characterised by rapid weight gain, particularly among those born in recent decades, when environments have become saturated with cheap, highly palatable, processed foods. Although intervening in … Continue reading Factors influencing food choice in young adults

Making the transition to complementary feeding- recommendations are not followed

Transition from milks to the introduction of solid foods across the first 2 years of life: findings from an Australian birth cohort study Amezdroz et al., JHND Early View Background The current literature regarding the transition from milks to solid foods across the first 2 years of life is limited despite the important influence of early dietary intake … Continue reading Making the transition to complementary feeding- recommendations are not followed

Factors influencing French dietary patterns

Dietary patterns of French adults: associations with demographic, socio-economic and behavioural factors Bertin et al., JHND Early View Background Although the French eating model may differ from those of other countries, no studies to date have investigated dietary patterns in a wide age range of adults and at the national level. We aimed to identify dietary … Continue reading Factors influencing French dietary patterns

Living gluten free

Living gluten-free: adherence, knowledge, lifestyle adaptations and feelings towards a gluten-free diet Silvester et al., JHND Early View Background A gluten-free diet (GFD) requires tremendous dedication, involving substantive changes to diet and lifestyle that may have a significant impact upon quality of life. The present study aimed io assess dietary adherence, knowledge of a GFD, … Continue reading Living gluten free