Directora de la OPS/OMS da la bienvenida a regulación de la industria de alimentos para frenar la obesidad

Directora de la OPS/OMS da la bienvenida a regulación de la industria de alimentos para frenar la obesidad

sep 1, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

El establecimiento de normas sobre etiquetado, promoción y publicidad de los alimentos procesados son necesarias para revertir el “aumento exponencial” de patrones de consumo poco saludables

WHO Conference on Health and Climate

WHO Conference on Health and Climate

ago 26, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

The Special Program on Sustainable Development and Health Equity (SDE) invites you to join virtually. Dates: 27-29 August 2014 Conference objective: The health and sustainable development community is mobilized behind evidence-based mechanisms and interventions to mutually reinforce health and climate policy, to programme and enhance climate resilient health systems, and support health-promoting climate change mitigation […]

Relationship between anthropometric measures and cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents

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Associação entre Medidas Antropométricas e Fatores de Risco Cardiovascular em Crianças e Adolescentes Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2013 Burgos MS, Tibiriçá L, Dias M, Rech SI, Prá D, Vargas AM, Borges TS, Ferreira P, Reckziegel MB, Reuter CP Abstract Bcakground: Obesity has been identified as an important risk factor in the development of cardiovascular diseases

High blood pressure in overweight children and adolescents

jun 26, 2014 | Un Comentario

Journal of Human Growth and Development, 2012 Fernandes JA, Correia L, Teixeira A, Alves MA, de Carvalho DF, Campos C Abstract Objective: to evaluate the prevalence of high blood pressure in fat or overweight children and adolescents and its associated factors.

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.

Hipertensión arterial y obesidad en indígenas asháninkas de la región Junín, Perú

jun 10, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública, 2014 Romero C, Zavaleta C, Cabrera L, Gilman RH, Miranda JJ Resumen Con el objetivo de determinar la prevalencia de hipertensión arterial y obesidad en indígenas asháninkas, con limitado contacto con la cultura occidental, se realizó el 2008 un estudio transversal en cinco comunidades asháninkas de la […]

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.

Webinar: Cambio de las prácticas de las industrias del tabaco, alcohol, automotriz y alimentarias para prevenir enfermedades no transmisibles

abr 30, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Hay un claro conflicto de intereses entre las empresas que venden productos nocivos y los promotores de la salud pública. Este seminario abordará las prácticas de las industrias del tabaco, bebidas alcohólicas, automotriz y alimentarias y su relación con las enfermedades no transmisibles.

Protecting policy space for public health nutrition in an era of international investment agreements

abr 28, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2014 Anne Marie Thow & Benn McGrady Abstract Philip Morris has recently brought claims against Australia (2011) and Uruguay (2010) under international investment agreements (IIAs). The claims allege that Philip Morris is entitled to compensation following the introduction of innovative tobacco packaging regulations to reduce smoking and prevent noncommunicable […]

The influence of market deregulation on fast food consumption and body mass index: a cross-national time series analysis

abr 9, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2014 De Vogli R, Kouvonen A, Gimeno D Objective: To investigate the effect of fast food consumption on mean population body mass index (BMI) and explore the possible influence of market deregulation on fast food consumption and BMI.