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    • BMI: a simple, rapid and clinically meaningful index of under-nutrition in the oldest old? 

      Miller, Michelle Deanne; Thomas, Jolene Marie; Cameron, Ian D; Chen, Jian Sheng; Sambrook, Philip; March, Lyn M; Cumming, Robert G; Lord, Stephen R (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
      BMI is commonly used as a sole indicator for the assessment of nutritional status. While it is a good predictor of morbidity and mortality among young and middle-aged adults, its predictive ability among the oldest old ...
    • Predictors of the early introduction of solid foods in infants: results of a cohort study 

      Scott, Jane Anne; Binns, Colin W; Graham, Kathleen I; Oddy, Wendy H (BioMed Central Ltd., 2009)
      The early introduction of solid foods before 4 months of age has been associated with an increased risk of diarrhoea in infancy and a greater risk of wheeze and increased percentage body fat and weight in childhood. The ...
    • Why We Need a Community of Practice for Dietitians Working in Indigenous Health 

      Wilson, Annabelle; Delbridge, Robyn; Palermo, Claire (WIley, 2015-10-30)
      The current burden of disease in Indigenous Australians, compared with non‐Indigenous Australians, is well documented.1, 2 Indigenous people experience disproportionate rates of conditions including type 2 diabetes, ...