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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

Food and Nutrition

09th August 2015

Coconut oil is not a miracle cure for Alzheimer’s disease

1Fit

Undoubtedly readers of this blog will have heard great things about the new ‘miracle’ food widely heralded in the media...

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02nd August 2015

Is a ban on processed meats in hospitals really necessary?

1Fit

Animal Aid’s ‘No Safe Limit’ campaign has called for the removal of processed red meat products from hospital menus. Does this...

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27th July 2015

Vitamin D: Why 25 is an important number

1Fit

Hot on the heels of the Carbohydrates and Health report this week, the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) –...

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17th July 2015

New government recommendations on carbohydrates, sugars and fibre published today

1Fit

Nobody could have escaped the big stories in the media on sugars in the modern diet over the last year....

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12th July 2015

You can ‘C’ why we like fruit and vegetables!

1Fit

Readers of this blog will have had frequent reminders about the importance of the inclusion of plenty of a variety...

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03rd July 2015

Dementia Care & Meal times: Cues and Clues

1Fit

I was delighted  to read Care UK dementia specialist trainer Mark Harrison’s moving description of mealtimes for people with dementia...

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30th June 2015

What does the US say about diet, cognition and mood?

1Fit

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are reviewed, updated and published every 5 years. The 2015 Guidelines – due to be...

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22nd June 2015

Managing residents with dysphagia

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

This blog recently highlighted a service user safety issue with regards the thickening powder used for drinks in people with...

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16th June 2015

Is nutrition supplementation appropriate for children with ASD?

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often picky eaters, which can lead to concern that they may not be...

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05th June 2015

Qualifications for care home catering?

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

Caterers in care homes undoubtedly play a key role in the care workforce, but historically they have not been required...

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