Action on obesity: Comprehensive care for all

jul 21, 2014 | Un Comentario

Royal College of Physicians, January 2013 Report of a working party Obesity is an increasing and costly public health problem which is not being addressed by current services or policy. This new report confronts the issues, and sets out how the NHS should adapt to meet the demands of an increasingly obese nation.

Longitudinal influences of neighbourhood built and social environment on children’s weight status

jul 11, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Oct 2013 Gose M, Plachta-Danielzik S, Willié B, Johannsen M, Landsberg B, Müller MJ.

Global, regional, and national consumption levels of dietary fats and oils in 1990 and 2010

jun 20, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

A systematic analysis including 266 country-specific nutrition surveys BMJ, April 2014 Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Shi P, Fahimi S, et al. Abstract Objectives To quantify global consumption of key dietary fats and oils by country, age, and sex in 1990 and 2010.

Snacking patterns, diet quality, and cardiovascular risk factors in adults

jun 20, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

BMC Public Health, 2014 Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Fulgoni VL Abstract Background: The relationship of snacking patterns on nutrient intake and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in adults is unknown.

El estado de las guías alimentarias basadas en alimentos en América Latina y El Caribe

El estado de las guías alimentarias basadas en alimentos en América Latina y El Caribe

jun 6, 2014 | 6 Comentarios

21 años después de la Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición División de Nutrición Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura, 2014 Resumen La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) definen las guías alimentarias basadas en alimentos como la […]

Convenio Mundial urgente para luchar contra los productos poco saludables: ‘el nuevo tabaco’

Convenio Mundial urgente para luchar contra los productos poco saludables: ‘el nuevo tabaco’

jun 3, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

El Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho a la Alimentación ha hecho un llamamiento a favor de un nuevo acuerdo mundial para regular los productos poco saludables, a los que califica de ser una “amenaza para la salud mundial mucho peor que el tabaco”.

La contratación pública puede ‘comprar justicia’ en los sistemas alimentarios

La contratación pública puede ‘comprar justicia’ en los sistemas alimentarios

jun 3, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

¿Qué papel puede desempeñar la contratación pública en la realización del derecho a la alimentación en todo el mundo? El Relator Especial  de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho a la Alimentación instó hoy a los Gobiernos a que aprovechen todo el potencial de la compra pública de alimentos con el fin de hacer que los […]

Factors associated with excess weight in Brazilian children under five years of age

may 30, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Fatores associados ao excesso de peso em crianças brasileiras menores de cinco anos Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, Mar 2014 de Oliveira Meller F, Pavin Araújo CL, Winck Madruga S [Article in Portuguese] Resumo O objetivo do estudo foi identificar os fatores associados ao excesso de peso em crianças brasileiras menores de cinco anos. Foram utilizados […]

Socioeconomic patterns of overweight, obesity but not thinness persist from childhood to adolescence

may 30, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

6-year longitudinal cohort of Australian schoolchildren from 2007 to 2012 BMC Public Health, March 2014 O’Dea JA, Chiang H, Peralta LR Abstract Background The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity increased during the 1980s to the late 1990s.

World Health Assembly opens: Director-General announces new initiative to end childhood obesity

may 20, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

The World Health Assembly, the world’s health policy-making body, opened its 67th Session yesterday with the election of Dr Roberto Tomas Morales Ojeda, Cuba’s Minister of Public Health, as its new president. Five vice-presidents were also appointed from Bahrain, Congo, Fiji, Lithuania, and Sri Lanka, representing their respective regions.

Association of perception of front-of-pack labels with dietary, lifestyle and health characteristics

may 14, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

PLoS One, March 2014 Méjean C, Macouillard P, Péneau S, Lassale C, Hercberg S, Castetbon K Abstract Objective To identify patterns of perception of front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition labels and determine dietary, lifestyle and health profiles related to such patterns.

Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK

may 14, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Population based, cross sectional study BMJ, 2014 Burgoine T, Forouhi NG, Griffin SJ, Wareham NJ, Monsivais P Abstract Objectives To examine the association between environmental exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight, while accounting for home, work place, and commuting route environments.