Three cups of coffee per day reduces all-cause mortality risk by 13%

Caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee consumption and risk of all‐cause mortality: a dose–response meta‐analysis of cohort studies Li et al., JHND Early View  Background Previous meta‐analysis showed an inverse association between coffee consumption and all‐cause mortality. However, the relationship between caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee consumption and all‐cause mortality is inconsistent. We aimed to identify and review the … Continue reading Three cups of coffee per day reduces all-cause mortality risk by 13%

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A nutritional intervention improves growth of Ugandan children with moderate acute malnutrition

Effect of a novel supplementary porridge on the nutritional status of infants and young children diagnosed with moderate acute malnutrition in Uganda: a cluster randomised control trial Kajjura et al., JHND Early View Background Moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and anaemia are prevalent among infants and young children (IYC) in Uganda. A lack of consensus regarding the … Continue reading A nutritional intervention improves growth of Ugandan children with moderate acute malnutrition

Vitamin D supplementation reduces Candida infection in at-risk children

  Vitamin D‐supplemented yogurt drink reduces Candidainfections in a paediatric intensive care unit: a randomised, placebo‐controlled clinical trial Xie et al., JHND Early View Background The prevalence of Candida infections in paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) has dramatically increased as a result of resistance to conventional anti‐fungal treatments. Because vitamin D has been shown to exhibit … Continue reading Vitamin D supplementation reduces Candida infection in at-risk children

A retrospective evaluation of two dietetic models of care for adult stroke patients

    Do stroke patients screened as lower‐nutritional‐risk still receive dietitian assessment if indicated? A retrospective evaluation of two dietetic models of care for adult stroke patients Porter et al., JHND Early View Background Dietetic models of care at Logan Hospital changed from all patients with a confirmed stroke receiving dietitian assessment (Old pathway) to only … Continue reading A retrospective evaluation of two dietetic models of care for adult stroke patients

Favourable shifts in erythrocyte fatty acid profiles are associated with lifestyle change in breast cancer survivors.

Changes in dietary intake, plasma carotenoids and erythrocyte membrane fatty acids in breast cancer survivors after a lifestyle intervention: results from a single‐arm trial Buckland et al., JHND Early View Background The influence of nutrition on breast cancer prognosis is still inconclusive and therefore dietary interventions incorporating dietary biomarkers are needed to confirm compliance with dietary … Continue reading Favourable shifts in erythrocyte fatty acid profiles are associated with lifestyle change in breast cancer survivors.

Preparing our future workforce

Preparing our future workforce: a qualitative exploration of dietetics practice educators’ experiences Morgan et al., JHND Early View Background Dietetics practice educators are instrumental in the development of future dietitians. The present study aimed to explore dietetics practice educators’ experiences of, and challenges faced in, dietetics workforce preparation. Methods This study was guided by interpretive description … Continue reading Preparing our future workforce