Defining quality in research

Like all scientific journals, JHND has the specific aim to be an internationally important journal which only publishes papers of the highest quality for our field. As an editorial team my colleagues and I strive to ensure that this happens and we make publication decisions which are based either on our own appraisal of the … Continue reading Defining quality in research

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Algal supplements increase n-3 indices in vegetarians.

Algal supplementation of vegetarian eating patterns improves plasma and serum docosahexaenoic acid concentrations and omega-3 indices: a systematic literature review Craddock et al., JHND Early View Background Vegetarians are likely to have lower intakes of preformed docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than omnivorous populations who consume fish and animal products. As such, vegetarian populations have omega-3 indices up … Continue reading Algal supplements increase n-3 indices in vegetarians.

Disordered eating in coeliac disease

Disordered eating patterns in coeliac disease: a framework analysis Satherley et al., JHND Early View Objective The need for dietary-management in coeliac disease may lead to the development of disordered eating patterns. A theoretical model of disordered eating has been proposed to explain disordered eating in coeliac disease. The aim of this study was to explore … Continue reading Disordered eating in coeliac disease

Post-prandial triglyceride metabolism

Post-lunch triglyceridaemia associates with HDLc and insulin resistance in fasting normotriglyceridaemic menopausal women Sanz-Paris et al., JHND Early View  Objectives Post-prandial hypertriglyceridaemia (P-HTG) is associated with cardiovascular disease. This association is of paramount importance during menopause, which is also related to reduced high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDLc) and elevated triglyceride (TG) levels. We aimed to provide a self-assesing … Continue reading Post-prandial triglyceride metabolism

What is the role of dietitians in management of mental illness?

A review of the nutritional challenges experienced by people living with severe mental illness: a role for dietitians in addressing physical health gaps Teasdale et al., JHND Early View  People experiencing a severe mental illness (SMI), such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar affective disorder or depression with psychotic features, have a 20-year mortality gap compared to … Continue reading What is the role of dietitians in management of mental illness?

Fish oils improve inflammatory profile and survival in patients with haematological malignancies

Oral fish oil positively influences nutritional-inflammatory risk in patients with haematological malignancies during chemotherapy with an impact on long-term survival: a randomised clinical trial Chagas et al., JHND Early View  Background Studies suggest that the ingestion of fish oil (FO), a source of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), can reduce … Continue reading Fish oils improve inflammatory profile and survival in patients with haematological malignancies