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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

09.09.16: Three quarters of people in the UK are unaware that obesity increases the risk of cancer, according to Cancer Research UK
18.08.16: Health leaders are calling the government’s much delayed plan to tackle childhood obesity a “missed opportunity” as key actions are excluded
04.08.16: NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG will now only prescribe gluten free foods to vulnerable people
28.06.16: Physical activity and lifestyle is set to be a clinical priority for the RCGP for the next three years
08.04.16: Children should be encouraged to ditch the fizz and drink water instead as part of a campaign to tackle childhood obesity

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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