Welcome to my first CEO Blog. I will be using this forum as a means to regularly keep all our members, stakeholders (and visitors to our website) informed on what might best be called the ‘view from my office’, here at the HQ of the Nutrition Society in London.
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The Nutrition Society’s next scientific conference on 25-26 March in Aberdeen, Scotland, will focus on Diet, Gene Regulation and Metabolic Disease, and brings together leading scientific speakers on these
This month’s featured paper is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled 'The impact of front-of-pack nutrition labels on consumer product evaluation and choice: an experimental study'.
This month’s featured paper is from Nutrition Research Reviews and is entitled 'How to measure mood in nutrition research'. Mood is widely assessed in nutrition research, usually with rating scales.
For many of us, the first week back at work after the long festive break is almost over. But, how many people have stuck to their New Year resolution to eat more healthily or follow the latest celebrity juice diet plan to lose weight? Many of us will have already given into temptation and broken our resolutions because most diet plans tend to focus on extreme kilocalorie restriction.
Olympic Champion Sir Chris Hoy attended a packed first night reception at the International Sport and Exercise Nutrition Conference in Newcastle on 16 December 2014. The lively Q&A session was hosted by retired cyclist Hannah Mayho who, since retiring from professional cycling due to injuries, went on to complete a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Those higher up on the socio-economic ladder are generally healthier and are less likely to be obese, and what people eat varies across different social groups. It’s a reasonable assumption that these two phenomena are connected, but in the UK social inequalities in diet have not been comprehensively assessed in recent years.
With constant headlines telling us about soaring obesity rates, malnutrition, in the form of under-nutrition, may not be the first nutrition related concern which springs to mind. However, the NHS reports that one in three people admitted to hospitals and care homes are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in the UK.