Is phase angle an appropriate indicator of malnutrition in different disease states? A systematic review

Malnutrition is a common concern in both chronic and acute disease with many potential negative consequences. It is therefore crucial for clinicians to have accurate methods for nutrition assessment.  Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is the gold standard nutritional assessment method – it classifies malnutrition severity via a bedside assessment combining dietary, weight, functional, gastrointestinal and disease history with a physical […]

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HEALYAC Meeting 6

During this meeting HEAL Master’s student, Drew Bowman, and Staff Co-Facilitator, approached the HEALYAC for input on her food environment audit project. First, Bowman gave a recap about food environment audits then introduced the topic of photo analysis. HEALYAC members analyzed 60 photos of fast-food billboards and posters by giving input on the size of […]

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HEAL receives Award for the American Journal of Health Promotion Dorothy Nyswander Paper of the Year 2018

Congratulations to the HEAL for winning the Dorothy Nyswander 2018 Paper of the Year Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion for “Examining How Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Geographic Accessibility, and Informational Accessibility Influence the Uptake of a Free Population-Level Physical Activity Intervention for Children” “The goal of the Journal’s Paper of the Year Award […]

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