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Dietary intake of people with dementia on acute hospital wards

30 October 2019

Nursing Older People

Service evaluation

The aim of this service evaluation was to understand the factors affecting meal provision on a dementia ward and assess whether meals-based dietary intake met...

Exploring the reasons why school students eat or skip breakfast

09 July 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Background Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day. It provides the essential nutrients needed for the day’s activities. Aims To determine...

Understanding the role of carbohydrates in optimal nutrition

29 July 2019

Nursing Standard

nutrition

In recent years, the regulation of carbohydrate intake has become regarded as essential to achieve a balanced diet, with a range of health benefits attributed to...

Binge eating disorder: the effectiveness of brief group treatment

29 April 2019

Mental Health Practice

Community Services

Background There is minimal provision for people with binge eating disorder despite recommendations by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. In...

Supporting nurses to adopt healthy eating behaviours

24 October 2018

Nursing Standard

Nutrition

Nurses have a central role in health education and promotion, particularly with regard to supporting individuals to optimise their nutritional intake and engage in...