The World Health Organization (WHO) will hold a virtual press conference (VPC) on Wednesday 5 March 2014 to announce the opening of a public consultation on a new draft guideline on sugars intake.
The Neighborhood Energy Balance Equation: Does Neighborhood Food Retail Environment + Physical Activity Environment = Obesity? The CARDIA Study
PLoS One, December 2013 Boone-Heinonen J, Diez-Roux AV, Goff DC, Loria CM, Kiefe CI, et al. Abstract Background Recent obesity prevention initiatives focus on healthy neighborhood design, but most research examines neighborhood food retail and physical activity (PA) environments in isolation.
Publicidade de bebidas e alimentos ultra-processados: crianças como população vulnerável Revista de Saúde Pública, 2013 C. Mallarino, L.F. Gómez, L. González-Zapata, Y. Cadena, D.C. Parra Abstract The rapid nutrition transition occurring in Latin America has resulted in a sharp increase of childhood overweight and obesity.
Obesity, 2008 S.P. Fowler, K. Williams, R.G. Resendez, K.J. Hunt, H.P. Hazuda and M.P. Stern We have examined the relationship between artificially sweetened beverage (ASB) consumption and long-term weight gain in the San Antonio Heart Study.
Socio-demographic, behavioral, and health correlates of nutrition transition dietary indicators in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 2013 Colón-Ramos U, Pérez-Cardona CM, Monge-Rojas R. Abstract Objective. To identify socio-demographic, behavioral, and health-related correlates of food preferences in Puerto Rico that will help determine Caribbean-region populations vulnerable to nutrition transition.
BMC Public Health, 2013 Lesser L., Zimmerman F., Cohen D. Abstract Background: Recent research has shown that neighborhood characteristics are associated with obesity prevalence. While food advertising in periodicals and television has been linked to overweight and obesity, it is unknown whether outdoor advertising is related to obesity.
A Review of Industry Expenditures, Activities, and Self-Regulation Federal Trade Commission, 2008 Executive Summary Concern about the dramatic increase in childhood obesity in the United States prompted Congress to request that the Federal Trade Commission conduct a study of food and beverage marketing to children and adolescents.
Obesity Reviews, October 2013 B. Kelly, L. King, L. Baur, M. Rayner, T. Lobstein et al. Summary Food and non-alcoholic beverage marketing is recognized as an important factor influencing food choices related to non-communicable diseases.
Health Psychology, 2009 Jennifer L. Harris, John A. Bargh, and Kelly D. Brownell Objective: Health advocates have focused on the prevalence of advertising for calorie-dense low-nutrient foods as a significant contributor to the obesity epidemic.
Este país es el tercero de América Latina (luego de Chile y Perú) en aprobar una ley que hace frente a la creciente necesidad de los países de controlar la obesidad, especialmente a temprana edad.
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, August 2013 Rausch Herscovici C, Kovalskys I, De Gregorio MJ. Abstract Objective. To evaluate the impact of a school-based obesity prevention program that seeks to change food intake among students at schools in Rosario, Argentina.
Novo termo assinado nesta terça-feira eleva para 16 o número de grupos de alimentos atendidos; meta é retirar 28 mil toneladas de sódio dos alimentos até 2020