Priority 23 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best healthy eating advice and how should this be communicated to patients at home and people at home who may be at risk of malnutrition? (JLA PSP Priority 23)
Overall ranking 23
JLA question ID 0085/23
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Baldwin C, Kimber KL, Gibbs M, Weekes CE. Supportive interventions for enhancing dietary intake in malnourished or nutritionally at‐risk adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2016(12).

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What macronutrients are the most important or is a balance? ~ Less tax on bad foods and more promotion of a better diet and methods of simple and affordable healthier alternatives and recipes. ~ How do people best respond to information about healthy eating? ~ How can  people know what to do about sudden weight loss? ~ Is lack of access to dieticians and knowledgeable advice preventing patients with chronic health conditions recovering or managing their health especially if they do not have a low bmi. ~ How intensive would dietary advice for prevention need to be and for how long? 
Submitted by  12 x healthcare professional ~ 3 x carer ~ 4 x patient ~ 4 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