Poor adherence to Food Guide recommendations by young Canadians

Adherence to Canada's Food Guide recommendations among Alberta's multi‐ethnic youths is a major concern: findings from the WHY ACT NOW project Kolahdooz et al., JHND Early View  Background Dietary habits formed during youth may result in the development of obesity and chronic diseases in adulthood. We aimed to determine the frequency of the consumption of foods … Continue reading Poor adherence to Food Guide recommendations by young Canadians

There were gaps in the evidence base regarding the impact of blended diets on the health and well‐being of children

Blended diets for gastrostomy fed children and young people: a scoping review Breaks et al., JHND Early View Background The present review aimed to identify what is known about the use of blended diets in gastrostomy fed children and young people (i.e. children and young people refers to those who are aged up to 25 years … Continue reading There were gaps in the evidence base regarding the impact of blended diets on the health and well‐being of children

Intake of low quality carbohydrate is associated with obesity and hypertension

Association between dietary carbohydrate quality and the prevalence of obesity and hypertension Kim et al. JHND Early View  Background Dietary carbohydrate quality may play an important role in disease development. We evaluated the association between carbohydrate quality index (CQI) and the prevalence of obesity and metabolic disorders among adults in South Korea. Methods We analysed 12 … Continue reading Intake of low quality carbohydrate is associated with obesity and hypertension

Determining energy requirements in patients receiving parenteral nutrition

Accurate determination of energy requirements in hospitalised patients with parenteral nutrition Quiroz-Olguin et al., JHND Early View.   Background The prescription of parenteral nutrition (PN) in hospitalised patients requires an estimation of the energy requirements. Most studies employing prediction equations (PEs) to estimate energy requirements have focused on critically ill patients. The present study aimed to … Continue reading Determining energy requirements in patients receiving parenteral nutrition