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Editorial: Nutrition and chronic conditions

Editorial: Nutrition and chronic conditions

Ojo, Omorogieva ORCID: 0000-0003-0071-3652 (2019) Editorial: Nutrition and chronic conditions. Nutrients, 11 (2):459. ISSN 2072-6643 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11020459)

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Abstract

This editorial discusses and analyses the role of dietary interventions in the management of chronic conditions in recognition of the global increase of these diseases, the rise in the ageing population, and the significant cost to health services around the world. Evidence has shown that low-glycaemic index (GI) and low-carbohydrate diets are effective in the management of type 2 diabetes, and the role of unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and bioactive compounds in chronic disease management have been the subject of intense research. However, although multidimensional approaches are important in the management of these chronic conditions, nutritional interventions are critical and central to these strategies.

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Additional Information: © 2019 by the author. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Uncontrolled Keywords: nutrition; chronic conditions; type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular diseases; cognitive decline; metabolic syndrome; pre-diabetes
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
Faculty of Education & Health > Health & Society Research Group
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2019 17:12
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/22927

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