Facilitators and barriers to adherence to gluten‐free diet among adults with celiac disease

Abu-Janb and Jaana JHND Early View Background Coeliac disease (CD) is a chronic, autoimmune disease that prevents individuals from processing gluten, leading to adverse health effects. People with CD should adhere to a gluten‐free diet (GFD); however, adherence rates are well below optimal in adults with CD, ranging between 42% and 91%. To date, limited … Continue reading Facilitators and barriers to adherence to gluten‐free diet among adults with celiac disease

Negative impact of poor quality complementary feeding on nutritional status of preterm infants

Ribas et al., JHND Early view Background The first 2 years of life represent a critical phase for growth and development, with the quality of the diet at this stage having repercussions throughout adulthood. The present study aimed to develop an Index for Measuring the Quality of Complementary Feeding (IMQCF) for infants, as well as to evaluate … Continue reading Negative impact of poor quality complementary feeding on nutritional status of preterm infants

Update of the BEVQ‐15, a beverage intake questionnaire for habitual beverage intake for adults

Fausnacht et al., JHND Early View Introduction The BEVQ‐15 is a beverage intake questionnaire that estimates the habitual average daily intake of 15 beverage categories (kcal and fl oz), as well as total sugar‐sweetened beverages (SSB) and total beverages. However, subsequent to its initial validation in 2010, it has not been updated. The present study aimed … Continue reading Update of the BEVQ‐15, a beverage intake questionnaire for habitual beverage intake for adults

Clinical decision‐making in the acute care setting

Vo et al., JHND Early View Background Clinical decision‐making (CDM) is an essential component of dietetic practice that can significantly affect the quality of patient care. Research around CDM in clinical dietetics is scarce, with research in other healthcare professions offering limited insight into dietitian CDM in the specific setting of the acute care hospitals. The … Continue reading Clinical decision‐making in the acute care setting

Using reflection spectroscopy as a non‐invasive objective measure to approximate fruit and vegetable intake.

May et al., JHND Early View Background Reflection spectroscopy is an emerging, non‐invasive objective measure used to approximate fruit and vegetable intake. The present study aimed to use a reflection spectroscopy device (the Veggie Meter®, Longevity Link Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT, USA) to assess skin carotenoid status in preschool, middle‐ and high‐school students and to … Continue reading Using reflection spectroscopy as a non‐invasive objective measure to approximate fruit and vegetable intake.

Sex differences in the relationship between dietary vitamin D intake and cardio metabolic disease

Kouvari et al., JHND Early View Background The present study aimed to evaluate the association between dietary vitamin D intake and 10‐year first fatal/nonfatal cardiovascular disease (CVD), conventional CVD risk factors and surrogate markers related to inflammation, coagulation, insulin resistance, liver and renal function. Methods The ATTICA study was conducted during 2001–2012 including 1514 men and … Continue reading Sex differences in the relationship between dietary vitamin D intake and cardio metabolic disease

Whole‐grain intake and its inverse relationships with fatty acids intake among multiethnic Malaysian schoolchildren

Koo et al., JHND Early View Introduction Little is known about the relationship of whole‐grain intake with dietary fatty acids intake. The present study aimed to assess the whole‐grain intake and its relationships with dietary fatty acids intake among multiethnic schoolchildren in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Methods This cross‐sectional study was conducted among 392 schoolchildren aged 9–11 years, … Continue reading Whole‐grain intake and its inverse relationships with fatty acids intake among multiethnic Malaysian schoolchildren

Dietetic video consultations are a feasible complement to specialist dietetic care

  Trace et al., JHND Early View Background Children with chronic kidney disease require specialist renal paediatric dietetic care, regardless of disease severity or geographical location; however, under‐resourcing makes this challenging. Videoconsultation may offer a solution but research exploring its acceptability is limited. The present study explored parent/carer and child perspectives of videoconsultation as an alternative … Continue reading Dietetic video consultations are a feasible complement to specialist dietetic care