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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...

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding: clinical knowledge and skills for learning disability nurses

23 May 2019

Learning Disability Practice

tube feeding

People with learning disabilities may require percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding to maintain their nutritional status when they have a congenital...

Promoting healthy eating in nurses

23 March 2021

Nursing Management

nutrition

Across the world obesity rates in the general population have been increasing in recent years, a trend that has also been seen among nurses. Alongside the negative...

Understanding the role of nutrition in preventing non-communicable diseases and supporting planetary health

07 February 2022

Nursing Standard

nutrition

Obesity is a multifaceted, long-term condition associated with a range of serious consequences, including an increased risk of non-communicable diseases such as type...

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...

Nutrition and fluid management

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Management of fluid intake and nutrition is an essential component of nursing care and should be practised skilfully by all nurses and nursing students. This...