French breakfast for children

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of breakfast nutritional composition in French schoolchildren aged 9–11 years Lepicard et al., JHND Early View Background The present study aimed to analyse the nutritional quality of childrens' breakfasts using data collected during a cross-sectional observational study on the prevalence of urinary osmolality in 529 French children aged 9–11 years. Methods Total … Continue reading French breakfast for children

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Use of anthropometry to predict complications following liver transplantation

Body composition assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry predicts early infectious complications after liver transplantation Lindqvist et al., JHND Early View Background It is challenging to identify malnutrition, which is a risk factor for poor outcome in patients with liver cirrhosis. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence of malnutrition among patients listed for … Continue reading Use of anthropometry to predict complications following liver transplantation

Vegetarian diet and risk of breast, colorectal and prostate cancer

Vegetarianism and breast, colorectal and prostate cancer risk: an overview and meta-analysis of cohort studies Godos et al., JHND Early View Background Vegetarian diets may be associated with certain benefits toward human health, although current evidence is scarce and contrasting. In the present study, a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies was performed with … Continue reading Vegetarian diet and risk of breast, colorectal and prostate cancer

Quantifying oral intake in hospitalized patients

Weekend days are not required to accurately measure oral intake in hospitalised patients Chapple et al., JHND Early View Background Nutrition studies in patients admitted to hospital frequently disregard oral intake because measurement is time-intensive and logistically challenging. In free-living populations, weighed food records (WFR) are the gold-standard and are conducted on weekend and weekdays to … Continue reading Quantifying oral intake in hospitalized patients