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Dietitians have important role in mental health team, say researchers

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5913 (Published 03 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5913
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Dietitians have an important role in improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness, says a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.1

People with severe mental illness tend to eat more energy dense, highly processed food, do less physical activity, and have higher rates …

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