Calculation of energy requirements in overweight and obese adults

Estimation of energy expenditure using prediction equations in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review Madden et al., JHND Early View Background Estimates of energy requirements are needed in weight management and are usually determined using prediction equations. The objective of these two systematic reviews was to identify which equations based on simple anthropometric and demographic … Continue reading Calculation of energy requirements in overweight and obese adults

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The abstracts from the British Dietetic Association Research Symposium held in Birmingham in December 2016, have now been published. The special symposium issue is available to view here. The issue features abstracts from the symposium sections on Clinical Nutrition, Paediatrics, Public Health, Service Evaluation and New to Research.

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited paper

Nutrition in early life and the programming of adult disease: a review has been flagged by Thomson Reuters as a highly cited paper. Published in January 2015 September/October 2015, this paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

Promoting water as a strategy for reducing energy intake

Plain water consumption in relation to energy intake and diet quality among US adults, 2005–2012 An and McCaffrey JHND Early View Objective The present study examined plain water consumption in relation to energy intake and diet quality among US adults. Methods A nationally representative sample of 18 311 adults aged ≥18 years, from the National … Continue reading Promoting water as a strategy for reducing energy intake

Editor’s Pick for February/March

  The Editor's Pick paper to accompany our forthcoming issue is by Ptomey and colleagues from the University of Kansas and Texas Tech University. The paper is free to access for 2 months and will appear in JHND 29(2). Portion-controlled meals provide increases in diet quality during weight loss and maintenance Background Behavioural weight-loss interventions … Continue reading Editor’s Pick for February/March

Associations between diet, food habits and body weight status in Malay families

The Family Diet Study: a cross-sectional study into the associations between diet, food habits and body weight status in Malay families Yang et al,. JHND Early View Background Childhood obesity is becoming more common as Malaysia experiences rapid nutrition transition. Current evidence related to parental influences on child dietary intake and body weight status is limited. … Continue reading Associations between diet, food habits and body weight status in Malay families