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With health professionals experiencing ever increasing workloads, Journal Watch is here to help readers keep abreast of the latest research by incorporating a selection of nutrition related abstracts recently published in the scientific press around the globe.

  • Elli L, et al. (2016). Evidence for the Presence of Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity in Patients with Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Results from a multicentre randomised double-blind placebo-controlled gluten challenge. Nutrients; 8(2): 84; DOI:10.3390/nu8020084
  • Kristensen NB, et al. (2016). Alterations in Faecal Microbiota Composition by Probiotic Supplementation in Healthy Adults: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Genome Med.; 8(1): 52.
  • Sansotta N, et al. (2017). Coeliac Disease Symptom Resolution: Effectiveness of the gluten-free diet. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr.; doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000001634 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Stradling C, et al. (2016). Randomised Controlled Pilot Study to Assess the Feasibility of a Mediterranean Portfolio Dietary Intervention for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in HIV Dyslipidaemia: A study protocol. BMJ Open.; 6(2): e010821. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010821.
  • Song M, et al. (2016). Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality. JAMA Intern Med.; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.4182
  • Del Gobbo LC, et al. (2016). ω-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease: Pooling project of 19 cohort studies. JAMA Intern Med.; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.2925
  • Sadler MJ (2016). Dried Fruit and Dental Health. Int J Food Sci Nutr. ; 14: 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/09637486.2016.1207061
  • Taylor S, et al. (2016). Critical care: Meeting protein requirements without overfeeding energy. European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. Published by Elsevier Inc. (2016). DOI:
  • Shin D, Lee KW, Song WO (2016). Pre-Pregnancy Weight Status is Associated with Diet Quality and Nutritional Biomarkers during Pregnancy. Nutrients; 8(3). pii: E162. DOI: 10.3390/nu8030162.
  • Maagaard L, et al. (2016). Follow-up of Patients with Functional Bowel Symptoms Treated with a Low FODMAP Diet. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr 21; 22(15): 4009-19. DOI: 10.3748/WJG.v22.i15.4009
  • Zhang R, et al. (2016). Effects of Low-glycaemic-index Diets in Pregnancy on Maternal and Newborn Outcomes in Pregnant Women: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Eur J Nutr.; 2016 Sep 9
  • Giraldi L, et al. (2016). Association between Mediterranean Diet and Head and Neck Cancer: Results of a large case-control study in Italy. Eur J Cancer Prev.; 2016 Aug 1.
  • Miyake Y, et al (2016). Soy Isoflavone Intake and Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms during Pregnancy in Japan: Baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study. Nutrients; 8(12). pii: E761.
  • Dhillon J, Tan SY, Mattes RD (2017).Effects of Almond Consumption on the Post-lunch Dip and Long-term Cognitive Function in Energy-restricted Overweight and Obese Adults. Br J Nutr.; 117(3): 395-402. doi: 10.1017/S0007114516004463.
  • Micha R, et al. (2017). Etiologic Effects and Optimal Intakes of Foods and Nutrients for Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses from the Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NutriCoDE). PLoS One.; 12(4): e0175149. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175149. eCollection 2017.
  • Guo J, et al (2017). Milk and Dairy Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and All-cause Mortality: Dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.
    Eur J Epidemiol.; doi: 10.1007/s10654-017-0243-1[Epub ahead of print].
  • Dinu M, et al. (2017). Mediterranean Diet and Multiple Health Outcomes: An umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies and randomised trials
    Eur J Clin Nutr.; doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2017.58 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Sigall Boneh R (2017). Dietary Therapy with the Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet is a Successful Strategy for Induction of Remission in Children and Adults Failing Biological Therapy. J Crohns Colitis.; doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjx071
  • Ardestani ME, et al. (2017). Adherence to Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Dietary Pattern in Relation to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Case-Control Study. J Am Coll Nutr.; 1: 1-7. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2017.1326858 
  • Mills S, et al (2017). Frequency of Eating Home Cooked Meals and Potential Benefits for Diet and Health: Cross-sectional analysis of a population-based cohort study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act.; 14(1): 109. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0567-y.
  • Wall CR, et al (2018). Association between Frequency of Consumption of Fruit, Vegetables, Nuts and Pulses and BMI: Analyses of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). ISAAC Phase Three Study Group  Nutrients;10(3) pii: E316. doi: 10.3390/nu10030316.
  • Miyake Y, et al. (2018). Soy Isoflavone Intake and Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms during Pregnancy in Japan: Baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study. Eur J Nutr.; 57(2): 441-450.

  • Evans DC, et al (2016). Continuous versus Bolus Tube Feeds: Does the modality affect glycaemic variability, tube feeding volume, caloric intake, or insulin utilization? Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci.; 6(1): 9-15. DOI: 10.4103/2229-5151.177357.
  • Elke G, et al. (2016). Enteral versus Parenteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Crit Care.; 20(1): 117.
  • Walton C, et al. (2016). Enteral Feeding Reduces Metabolic Activity of the Intestinal Microbiome in Crohn's Disease: An observational study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 May 11. DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.74
  • Gavazzi C, et al. (2016). Impact of Home Enteral Nutrition in Malnourished Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer: A multicentre randomised clinical trial. Eur J Cancer.; 64: 107-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.05.032
  • Mazaherpur S, et al (2016). The Effect of Continuous Enteral Nutrition on Nutrition Indices, Compared to the Intermittent and Combination Enteral Nutrition in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients. J Clin Diagn Res.; 10(10): JC01-JC05.
  • Lafferty L, et al (2016). Outcomes of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition in Paediatric Crohn's Disease. Eur J Clin Nutr.; 2016 Nov 23. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.210
  • Reintam Blaser A, et al (2017). ESICM Working Group on Gastrointestinal Function (2017). Intensive Care Med.; doi: 10.1007/s00134-016-4665-0
  • Harris K, et al (2017). Crit Care Med.; 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002326.
  • Willard DL, et al. (2017). Endocr Pract.; 2017 Mar 23. doi: 10.4158/EP161692.
  • Chen ZH, et al (2017). Nutrients.; 9(4). pii: E373. doi: 10.3390/nu9040373.
  • Poinsot P, et al. (2017). Longitudinal Bone Mineralisation Assessment in Children Treated With Long-term Parenteral Nutrition for Severe Intestinal Failure. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr.; doi:10.1177/0148607117701399 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Bohl CJ, Parks A (2017).A Mnemonic for Pharmacists to Ensure Optimal Monitoring and Safety of Total Parenteral Nutrition: I AM FULL. doi: 10.1177/1060028017697425.
  • Nikniaz Z, et al. (2017).Impact of Early Enteral Nutrition on Nutritional and Immunological Outcomes of Gastric Cancer Patients Undergoing Gastrostomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.doi: 10.1080/01635581.2017.1324996
  • Abbasoglu O, et al (2017). Fish Oil-Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A review of the evidence. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr.; doi: 10.1177/0148607117721907
  • Sabatino A, et al. (2017). Diet and Enteral Nutrition in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease not on dialysis: A review focusing on fat, fibre and protein intake. J Nephrol.; 2017 Sep 7. doi: 10.1007/s40620-017-0435-5 
  • Reintam Blaser A, et al (2017). ESICM Working Group on Gastrointestinal Function. Early Enteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients: ESICM clinical practice guidelinesIntensive Care Med.; doi: 10.1007/s00134-016-4665-0 
  • Vieira MMC, et al (2018). Nutritional and microbiological quality of commercial and homemade blenderized whole food enteral diets for home-based enteral nutritional therapy in adults. Pages No.: 177 - 181, Copyright (2018), with permission from Elsevier.
  • Wu Z, et al (2018). Home enteral nutrition after minimally invasive esophagectomy can improve quality of life and reduce the risk of malnutrition. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr.; 27(1): 129-136.

  • Parson EL, et al. (2016). Oral nutritional supplements in a randomised trial are more effective than dietary advice at improving quality of life in malnourished care home residents. Clinical Nutrition; DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2016.01.002
  • Beaupel N, et al. (2016). Preoperative Oral Polymeric Diet Enriched with Transforming Growth Factor-beta 2 could Decrease Postoperative Morbidity After Surgery for Complicated Ileocolonic Crohn's disease. Scand J Gastroenterol.; 2016 Aug 24:1-6