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Sep 23rd 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month's Paper of the Month is from the Journal of Nutritional Science and is entitled ‘

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Aug 10th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis
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Fast Food Chains
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Crowdsourcing
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Jul 8th 2016
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Dairy and CVD risk
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Jun 3rd 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

A major challenge in nutritional epidemiology is assessing dietary intake accurately enough to be able to reveal diet health associations.

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Mar 16th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Technological advances bring new opportunities for scientific research to aid our understanding of human mechanisms.  This enables researchers and practitioners to build on traditional methods using different assessment tools to advance research and give the most appropriate advice to patients. 

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Mar 15th 2016
Posted by Mark Hollingsworth - CEO Blog

No one doubts the importance of nutrition science and research in improving and maintaining human and animal health world-wide.

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Mar 7th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for March is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled: ‘Local spatial

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Feb 24th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Whether it is vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian, it is difficult to avoid the increasing popularity of plant based diets.  In 2014, it was reported that 12% of adults in the UK were vegetarian or vegan, and

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Feb 16th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for February is from Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and is entitled

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Feb 4th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for January is from the British Journal of Nutrition and is entitled: ‘Determinants of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration in Finnish Children: The PANIC Study.

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Jan 28th 2016
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Each year at the Summer Conference, we invite PhD students to submit an abstract for the Postgraduate Competition.  Winners are invited to present their research to the audience in the main lecture theatre as well as having their work published in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (PNS) journal.

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Dec 18th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The December paper of the month is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled, ‘A multi-level analysis of the relationship between parental migration and left-behind children’s macronutrient intakes in rural China.’  Lead author, By Nan Zhang, discuss

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Dec 2nd 2015
Posted by Mark Hollingsworth - CEO Blog

Introduction 

During 2016 you will see changes and improvements to our website. Within this blog post I will provide an overview of the project and how it will improve the way the Society is able to communicate to members and how members and the public can communicate with, and access information, from the Society.

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Nov 6th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This year’s Cuthbertson medal has been awarded to Dr James Betts, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, Metabolism and Statistics at the University of Bath for his research into breakfast consumption.  Dr Betts and his team investigated the effects of breakfast consumption on people’s daily energy expenditure.

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Nov 5th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from the Nutrition Research Reviews and is entitled ‘Energy restriction and potential energy restriction mimetics’.  The authors discuss the effects of energy restriction and how it may influence the processes of aging.

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Oct 15th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from the Journal of Nutritional Science and is entitled ‘Television viewing and food intake during television viewing in normal-weight, overweight and obese 9- to 11-year-old Canadian children: a cross-sectional analysis’.  The authors consider the impact that watching television can have on childhood obesity.

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Sep 11th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and is entitled ‘Muscle protein turnover in the elderly and its potential contribution to the development of sarcopenia’.  The authors consider the importance of protein intake

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Sep 4th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

To understand dietary patterns, the quality of data collected is vitally important.  Sometimes that biscuit in a meeting or square of chocolate in front of the TV is eaten unconsciously therefore wouldn’t be recorded using traditional dietary data collection methods.  This unconscious eating is a relatively new phenomena thought to be created by the food environment and has become known as ‘

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Aug 18th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled ‘Food security and sustainability: can one exist without the other’.  The authors consider the concept of sustainability within the context of food security and propose a new model of mu

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Aug 5th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The majority of packaged food available in New Zealand supermarkets is ultra-processed and so also the unhealthiest according to a paper published in the Public Health Nutrition Journal this month.

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