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Nutrition and chronic conditions

Nutrition and chronic conditions

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

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: nutrition; chronic conditions; type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular diseases; cognitive decline; metabolic syndrome; pre-diabetes
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Institute for Lifecourse Development
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Institute for Lifecourse Development > Centre for Chronic Illness and Ageing
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Health Sciences (HEA)
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 16:36

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