HMB Supplements to Counteract Muscle Loss in Patients with Cancer
A video summary by ANHI of recent intervention studies where adult patients with active cancer were given supplements containing doses of HMB.
VITAMIN D AND PROTEIN FOR MUSCLE HEALTH
This article by Richie Kirwan, discusses the casual effect that Vitamin D potentially has in increasing muscle mass.
FRAILTY AND SARCOPENIA IN OLDER ADULTS
Frailty is a common and important geriatric syndrome characterised by age-associated declines in physiologic reserve and function across multiorgan systems, leading to increased vulnerability for adverse health outcomes including falls, disability, hospitalisation and mortality. This article describes the potential for nutrition and exercise strategies to counteract disabling conditions in frailty.
BUILDING MUSCLE FOR BETTER HEALTH OUTCOMES
This short 5-minute video provides some nutrition strategies to help maintain muscle tissue which becomes harder to maintain with age.
THE VALUE OF MUSCLE IN IMPROVING CLINICAL OUTCOMES
This article by Dr Ione Ashurst, discusses the importance of muscle mass in improving clinical outcomes and quality of life.
BENEFITS OF DIETARY FIBRE FOR CHILDREN IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
This consensus article from Iva Hojsak and colleagues highlights the importance of dietary fibre, an essential nutrient that is crucial for children in health and disease. Differing functional properties according to fibre type, whether bulking or fermentable, are discussed and benefits for health explained. Practical information is provided for clinicians and practitioners to help children meet their fibre needs.
IS A STANDARD ORAL NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT RIGHT FOR ALL PATIENTS?
This article from Catherine Rabess BSc (Hons) RD, highlights the importance of using specialist oral nutritional supplements when indicated, to suit the individual patient’s needs. Additionally, it explores assessment tools on how to identify this as early as possible in the patient’s journey.
WHAT IS ALL THE FUSS ABOUT THE GUT MICROBIOME AND 2′‐FL?
This article from Dr Akshay Batra, MBBS, MD, MRCPCH, highlights the impact of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) on the microbiome and their synergistic relationship; explains the diversity of probiotics in the infant microbiome; and discusses the current research regarding reduction in infant mortality and morbidities.