Oral nutrition support interventions for patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition

Oral nutrition support interventions for patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition: a survey of clinical practice amongst UK dietitians Gibbs et al., JHND Early View  Background Guidance on choosing oral nutritional support strategies varies and the evidence for different approaches is discordant. The present study aimed to examine opinion and practice in the … Continue reading Oral nutrition support interventions for patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition

The impact of minimum nutritional guidelines on school food practices

‘There is such a thing as too healthy!’ The impact of minimum nutritional guidelines on school food practices in secondary schools Addis and Murphy, JHND Early View  Background Pressure to improve school meals has resulted in stringent nutritional guidelines across the UK. In Wales, the ‘Appetite for Life’ guidelines of 2008 resulted in significant changes … Continue reading The impact of minimum nutritional guidelines on school food practices

An intervention to enhance training of health care workers improved infant feeding practices in Brazil

  The impact of a primary health care intervention on infant feeding practices: a cluster randomised controlled trial in Brazil Ferreira et al., JHND Early View  Background Proper feeding practices in early life can enhance the full human potential development of children. We aimed to evaluate the impact of a primary health care intervention on infant … Continue reading An intervention to enhance training of health care workers improved infant feeding practices in Brazil