The Australian paradox is confirmed: Updated evidence that refined sugars intake is declining

J.C. Brand-Miller, A.W. Barclay
2014 Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism  
were allocated to the intervention or usual foodservice system for their length of stay (LOS) in a parallel controlled pilot study. BMI, hand grip strength (HGS), food intake and satisfaction with the foodservice were measured. Change in BMI and HGS (admission to day 14 or prior if discharge was earlier) and satisfaction were compared using c 2 , Mann Whitney U test or t-test. Results: Data were available for 117 participants (n ¼ 59 control, n ¼ 58 intervention). The median LOS was 20 days,
more » ... was 83 years and prevalence of malnutrition was 38%. The mean changes in BMI (-0.1 ± 0.8 kg/m 2 vs. 0.1 ± 0.7 kg/m 2 , p ¼ 0.343) and HGS (2.4 ± 5.4 kg vs.
doi:10.1016/j.jnim.2014.10.117 fatcat:duzosrbeqbdqrdcybz3cmjv5a4