The effects of socioeconomic status and short stature on overweight, obesity and the risk of metabolic complications in adults

jul 22, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Colombia Médica, September 2013 Álvarez Castaño LS, Estrada Restrepo A, Gomez Rueda JD, Carreño Aguirre C, Mancilla López LP Abstract Objective To observe the relationship between socioeconomic status, height and nutritional problems related to obesity, overweight and risk of metabolic complications in men and women of Medellin (Colombia).

The new Brazilian dietary guidelines

jul 14, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Brazil now has a new guide to food, nutrition, and the enjoyment of healthy meals. The period of public consultation of the Guide concluded on 7 May 2014 and is now under final revision by the federal Ministry of Health.

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.

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

jun 26, 2014 | Un Comentario

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.

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 […]

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.

Consulta técnica – Una mirada integral a las políticas públicas de agricultura familiar, seguridad alimentaria, nutrición y salud pública

Consulta técnica – Una mirada integral a las políticas públicas de agricultura familiar, seguridad alimentaria, nutrición y salud pública

may 15, 2014 | 3 Comentarios

Acercando las agendas de trabajo en el seno del Sistema de Naciones Unidas Los avances económicos y sociales producidos en América Latina y el Caribe en las últimas décadas, también presentan nuevos desafíos relacionados con importantes cambios en los patrones alimentarios y nutricionales que está viviendo la población de la región.

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.