Healthier food service in the workplace

Implementing healthier foodservice guidelines in hospital and federal worksite cafeterias: barriers, facilitators and keys to success Jilcott Pitts et al., JHND Early View Background Healthy foodservice guidelines are being implemented in worksites and healthcare facilities to increase access to healthy foods by employees and public populations. However, little is known about the barriers to and facilitators … Continue reading Healthier food service in the workplace

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Vitamin E limits oxidative injury in muscle during exercise

Vitamin E supplementation inhibits muscle damage and inflammation after moderate exercise in hypoxia Santos et al., JHND Early View Background Exercise under hypoxic conditions represents an additional stress in relation to exercise in normoxia. Hypoxia induces oxidative stress and inflammation as mediated through tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-α release that might be exacerbated through exercise. In addition, … Continue reading Vitamin E limits oxidative injury in muscle during exercise

Australian children achieve daily nutrient requirements through consumption of non-core foods.

Core food intakes of Australian children aged 9–10 years: nutrients, daily servings and diet quality in a community cross-sectional sample Whitrow et al., JHND Early View Background The present study aimed to evaluate core food intakes in 9–10-year-old Australian children by considering adequacy of nutrient intakes, comparing servings of core food groups with Australian recommendations and … Continue reading Australian children achieve daily nutrient requirements through consumption of non-core foods.

Prophylactic gastrostomy limits weight loss during chemoradiotherapy

A prospective study comparing prophylactic gastrostomy to nutritional counselling with a therapeutic feeding tube if required in head and neck cancer patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy in Thai real-world practice Pramyothin et al., JHND Early View Background Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is the standard treatment for head and neck (HN) cancer patients. Most patients experience malnutrition and weight loss … Continue reading Prophylactic gastrostomy limits weight loss during chemoradiotherapy

Are food claims about ‘sustained energy’ misleading?

Health claims using the term ‘sustained energy’ are trending but glycaemic response data are being used to support: is this misleading without context? Marinangeli and Harding JHND Early View One of the most recent food trends is the quest for products that provide ‘sustained energy’; a term that is garnering considerable attention within the marketplace. … Continue reading Are food claims about ‘sustained energy’ misleading?