Priority 22 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Has the ongoing public health campaign against obesity caused confusion and encouraged disordered eating and can we help people who are struggling with changes in eating behaviour? (JLA PSP Priority 22)
Overall ranking 22
JLA question ID 0085/22
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Vanderkroft D, Collins CE, FitzGerald M, Lewis S, Neve M, Capra S. Minimising undernutrition in the older inpatient. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 2007;5(3):1-96.

Health Research Classification System category  Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What can be done to support people suffering from malnutrition who are struggling to accept/understand that what was previously 'unhealthy' food is now the 'healthiest' option for them? ~ Ways to promote high calorie foods to promote weight gain and better nutrition, to go against generic healthy eating messages. ~ Does public health, healthy eating messages encourage disordered eating into older age? ~ Does the public health message on obesity impact on the understanding of what is malnutrition in the UK? 
Submitted by  2 x healthcare professional, 1 x carer, 1 x other
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0085
PSP name Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 81  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 June 2019