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Childhood obesity: The challenges for nurses

11 March 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Obesity is one of the biggest challenges facing UK children’s nurses today. However, it is a problem borne of many causes and requiring multi-level interventions. It...

The whole truth

16 January 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

The UK food and grocery industry has developed an agreed definition of what constitutes whole grains, and a recommended level of inclusion for whole grain in foods.

The role of carbohydrates in a healthy diet

03 October 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Nurses have an important role to play in improving patients’ diets. This article examines the role of carbohydrates in the prevention and management of disease. It...

The role of carbohydrates in a healthy diet

27 September 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

Nurses have an important role to play in improving patients’ diets. This article examines the role of carbohydrates in the prevention and management of disease. It...

Interprofessional working through the eating abroad together project

01 June 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Nutrition

This article explores a collaboration between the health, social care and education faculties at Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK to address the Labour...

Strategies to encourage healthy eating among children and young adults

27 May 2014

Primary Health Care

CPD

There is a need for children and young people to improve their diets to meet recommended targets for fat, sugar, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Yet, efforts to...

Interprofessional working through the eating abroad together project

25 June 2010

Paediatric Nursing

General

This article explores a collaboration between the health, social care and education faculties at Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK to address the Labour...

Action on intolerance

21 July 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

A research programme involving four practice nurses promoting the benefits of healthy eating and identifying patients with food intolerance has paid dividends.

Lending a little hand

30 November 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

Uncertainty among parents and health professionals about what toddlers should be eating has resulted in advice from the Infant and Toddler Forum.

Keeping food local

17 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Campaign

Procuring NHS food from local producers can be cost effective and increase patient satisfaction by offering patients more choice and better food.