Efficacy of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with fatty fish in ameliorating inflammation in paediatric asthma: a randomised controlled trial Papamichael et al., JHND Early View Background Childhood asthma is the most common respiratory disorder worldwide, being associated with increased morbidity and a decreased quality of life. Omega‐3 fatty acids have anti‐inflammatory and immunomodulating properties; however, their … Continue reading Two fatty fish meals per week may be a strategy for reducing airway inflammation in childhood asthma.
Alternative healthy eating index and risk of hip fracture: a systematic review and dose–response meta‐analysis Panahande et al., JHND Early View Background A high adherence to healthy dietary patterns, such as an alternative healthy eating index (AHEI), has been suggested to have protective effects on bone mineral density and to decrease the incidence of fractures, although the … Continue reading Adherence to the Alternative Healthy Eating Index is associated with lower risk of hip fracture
Improving the nutritional intake of hospital patients: how far have we come? A re‐audit Beavan et al., JHND Early View Background Malnutrition affects up to 33.6% of hospitalised patients, with consequences that are detrimental for both patients and healthcare providers. In 2015, an audit demonstrated inadequate nutritional provision and consumption by hospitalised patients, comprising a … Continue reading Improving the nutritional intake of hospital patients: how far have we come?
Dietetics students’ experiences of dietetics workforce preparation and preparedness: a systematic review and qualitative synthesis Morgan et al., JHND Early ViewEarly View Background Dietetics students are a widely researched group. As emerging dietitians, they can provide valuable insights to inform how dietetics education programmes may be enhanced to meet contemporary healthcare needs. This … Continue reading Dietetics students undertake a transformational journey through dietetics education.
Ethnic differences in body image perception in patients with type 2 diabetes Toselli et al., JHND Early View Background The present study compared the prevalence of obesity, fat distribution, body image perception and lifestyle among diabetic African and Albanian immigrants living in Italy, as well as diabetic Italians, aiming to identify health risks and their possible … Continue reading Ethnic differences in body image perception in patients with type 2 diabetes
Street food research worldwide: a scoping review Abrahale et al., JHND Early View Background Street foods vary with respect to their nutritional value and safety characteristics and contribute to a sizable proportion of food intake in many populations worldwide. Therefore, the present study aimed to describe the coverage in the scientific literature of different health‐related … Continue reading Efforts are needed for a more widespread and comprehensive assessment of different issues related to street food availability and consumption
Weight improvement with the use of protein and energy enriched nutritional formula in infants with a prolonged PICU stay Eveleens et al., JHND Early View Background Reaching an optimal nutritional intake is challenging in critically ill infants. One possible way to minimise nutritional deficits is the use of protein and energy‐enriched (PE)‐formulas. We aimed … Continue reading Protein and energy-enriched formula enhances weight gain in critically ill infants
A systematic review and meta‐analysis of nutrition interventions for chronic noncancer pain Brain et al., JHND Early View Background This systematic review aimed to evaluate the impact of nutrition interventions on participant reported pain severity and intensity in populations with chronic pain. Methods Eight databases were systematically searched for studies that included adult populations with … Continue reading Nutrition interventions have a significant effect on non-cancer pain reduction
Experiences of coeliac disease in a changing gluten‐free landscape King et al., JHND Early View Background Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten. In recent years, there has been considerable increase in the availability of gluten‐free products in North America. The present study investigated how the recent proliferation of the … Continue reading A medical recommendation of a gluten‐free diet fails to acknowledge the difficulties those with coeliac disease experience in the current gluten‐free landscape.