Blog Archives

Ethics in Science Publishing – Practice that goes beyond dubious

This blog post by the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Professor Simon Langley-Evans from the University of Nottingham, is an eye-opener for anyone not familiar with the current practices and behaviours people will attempt in order

Posted in Education, Publishing, Science Writing

“Superfoods” – Misleading Marketing Term? BBC World Service – The Food Chain

I was interviewed by the BBC World Service – The Food Chain recently for my opinion on the term “superfoods” and my thoughts on some of the foods which have recently been labelled as “superfoods” in the media.  The show touches

Posted in Education, Healthy Eating, Nutrition

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease?

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease? by Humaira Rehan Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder in which bones become thinner, brittle, and more susceptible to fractures.  Although Osteoporosis affects both men and women, post-menopausal women account for 80%

Posted in Education, Nutrition, Supplements

Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought…

Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought… by guest blog author Rebecca Haskoll   Not so long ago, ‘gluten’ was a word reserved for science books, bakers and those with coeliac disease (CD). CD is an autoimmune reaction

Posted in Education, Gut Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Uncategorized

“The E. coli made me do it.” – Bacteria and Behaviour

“The E. coli made me do it.”  – Bacteria and Behaviour by guest blog author Katsiaryna Dalidovich. In a recent The New Yorker article, James T. Rosenbaum – Professor of Ophthalmology, Medicine, and Cell Biology at Oregon Health and Science University – reviewed the research suggesting that E. coli and

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Microsoft Excel Tutorials – Data and Calculations Commonly Used in Nutrition Research & Education

I have uploaded 3 tutorials for Year 1 Nutrition and Dietetics student at King’s College London illustrating how to use Microsoft Excel with three practical data sets similar to which might be encountered during their course (e.g. laboratory practicals, dissertation

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WHO BMI Database Web App

I have uploaded a quick introduction to the WHO BMI Database for students in MSX204 – Nutrition and Health for Medical Students at King’s College London who are completing their laboratory practicals reports on anthropometry data collection and body composition.

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Dr Scott Harding