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Nutrition Resource Centre

Nutrition Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Nutrition Resource Centre aims to provide you with the latest updates in obesity to assist you with the management of overweight patients and related health concerns, including malnutrition, osteoporosis and eating disorders.

Dietary supplements are widely used in the community when food intake is reduced. It is now accepted that nurses should give advice to people with a poor food intake sooner rather than later, before nutrition-related consequences set in.

Latest nutrition news

24.11.16: England’s chief nurse officer, Jane Cummings, has spoken out to people with newly diagnosed diabetes and raised awareness of difference between Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
14.11.16: NHS England is seeking public consultation on whether a ban on sales should be used to reduce consumption of sugary drinks in hospitals.
11.11.16: WHO has issued a new series of recommendations to improve quality of international antenatal care in order to reduce the risk of complications, stillbirths and negative pregnancy experiences.
11.11.16: In order to survive decommissioning and cuts to funding, health improvement services are converging into single location hubs.
09.09.16: Three quarters of people in the UK are unaware that obesity increases the risk of cancer, according to Cancer Research UK

Latest nutrition clinical articles

Monday 26 January 2015
The NHS is pressurized by self-inflicted conditions claims the Welsh health minister.
Monday 26 January 2015
Thousands of deaths from coronary heart disease were prevented in the UK between 2000 – 2007 according to a mathematical analysis.
Monday 22 December 2014
A Type 2 diabetes prevention programme will be launched as part of the Five Year Forward View
Thursday 11 December 2014
Key learning points: - What constitutes an overeating disorder and the role of bingeing - Diagnostic criteria and causes - Dealing sensitively with people who overeat
Thursday 11 December 2014
Mary Roach got hooked on writing about the body during her time as a journalist where science stories would be the “most interesting”. She talks about the challenges involved with her latest work about the digestive system

Ask the experts

Advertorial features

Friday 27 May 2011
Amanda Ursell, renowned TV nutritionist, answers questions for healthcare and nursery practitioners on toddler diets and the importance of early years nutrition
Monday 27 September 2010
The prevalence of diabetes is not decreasing, and since it would appear that the profession is doing all it can to reduce and manage the incidence of diabetes, what more can be done?

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