Professional training is needed to enhance patient-centred care in dietetics

Dietitians’ perspectives of the barriers and enablers to delivering patient‐centred care Levey et al., JHND Early View Background Patient‐centred care (PCC) is widely recognised as being important with respect to the delivery of quality health care. However, limited research has explored PCC in the dietetic context. In particular, dietitians’ views of the barriers and enablers to … Continue reading Professional training is needed to enhance patient-centred care in dietetics

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Intake of salt and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  Prospective study of perceived dietary salt intake and the risk of non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease Shen et al., JHND Early View Background A high sodium intake is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome. However, little is known regarding whether greater salt intake is a potential risk factor for non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We thus … Continue reading Intake of salt and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Evidence of an association between dietary acid load and the risk of depression and anxiety

A direct association between dietary glycaemic index and the risk of irritable bowel syndrome‐induced constipation: findings from a cross‐sectional study in Iran Milajerdi et al., JHND Early View Background No previous study has examined the association of dietary acid load (DAL) with depression and anxiety in adults. The present study aimed to investigate the association between … Continue reading Evidence of an association between dietary acid load and the risk of depression and anxiety