Resolution of hypercatabolism allows for intensive rehabilitation in the convalescent period following stroke

Nitrogen balance in patients with hemiparetic stroke during the subacute rehabilitation phase Wada et al., JHND Early View Background In highly invasive diseases, metabolism commonly changes. Hypercatabolism is frequent in acute stroke, and nitrogen balance tends to be negative. However, there has been no study describing nitrogen balance in subacute and chronic stroke patients. The present … Continue reading Resolution of hypercatabolism allows for intensive rehabilitation in the convalescent period following stroke

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Temporal trends in dietary intake among US adults with type 2 diabetes

Trends in dietary intake among adults with type 2 diabetes: NHANES 1988–2012 Casagrande and Cowie, JHND Early View Background Dietary recommendations for adults with diabetes are to follow a healthy diet in appropriate portion sizes. We determined recent trends in energy and nutrient intakes among a nationally representative sample of US adults with and without … Continue reading Temporal trends in dietary intake among US adults with type 2 diabetes

Could habits hold the key to weight loss maintenance?

Could habits hold the key to weight loss maintenance? A narrative review Cleo et al., JHND Early View Despite the significance placed on lifestyle interventions for obesity management, most weight loss is followed by weight regain. Psychological concepts of habitual behaviour and automaticity have been suggested as plausible explanations for this overwhelming lack of long-term weight … Continue reading Could habits hold the key to weight loss maintenance?

High intakes of salt and sugar in Irish children aged 1-4

Nutrient intakes and compliance with nutrient recommendations in children aged 1–4 years in Ireland Walton et al., JHND Early View Background The early childhood years represent a period of rapid growth and development characterised by unique requirements for energy and individual nutrients. Methods The present study uses data from the National Pre-School Nutrition Survey, a nationally … Continue reading High intakes of salt and sugar in Irish children aged 1-4

Benefits of magnesium supplementation in cardiovascular risk

Effect of magnesium supplementation on type 2 diabetes associated cardiovascular risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis Verma and Garg, JHND Early View Background Cardiovascular disorders remain the leading cause of death in type 2 diabetic patients. In the present study, a systematic review and a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) were conducted aiming … Continue reading Benefits of magnesium supplementation in cardiovascular risk