Improving dietitian communications skills- a workplace education approach

Advancing practice in dietitians’ communication and nutrition counselling skills: a workplace education program Notaras et al., JHND Early View Background Communication is the primary method in which dietitians conduct their practice. However, continuing education and competency standards are often focused on clinical knowledge and skills, with few programs being available to improve the communication and nutrition … Continue reading Improving dietitian communications skills- a workplace education approach

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Lifespan vs healthspan- how can lifestyle extend healthy years?

A holistic approach to healthy ageing: how can people live longer, healthier lives? Calder et al., JHND Early View  Background Although lifespan is increasing, there is no evidence to suggest that older people are experiencing better health in their later years than previous generations. Nutrition, at all stages of life, plays an important role in determining … Continue reading Lifespan vs healthspan- how can lifestyle extend healthy years?