The NOURISHING Framework was developed by WCRF International in order to: Formalise a comprehensive package of policies to promote healthier eating and prevent obesity that is applicable globally; Provide options within the framework that allow policy-makers flexibility to shape a response suitable for their national/local contexts and target populations; Establish a framework for reporting, categorising […]
Addressing some key questions for the public health community World Cancer Research Fund International, 2013 Jewell J, Hawkes C, Allen K. Law Introduction WCRF International considers that the wider implementation of more effective policy is necessary to prevent cancer and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Given the link between body fatness and the incidence of some […]
El Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES) organizó los pasados 28 y 29 de Noviembre de 2013 el Foro “Seguridad Alimentaria: Desafíos del futuro, tareas del presente”.
Obesidade: principal fator de risco para hipertensão arterial sistêmica em adolescentes brasileiros participantes de um estudo de coorte
Obesity: main risk factor for systemic arterial hypertension in Brazilian adolescents from a cohort study
Obesity and malnutrition among Hispanic children in the United States: double burden on health inequities
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 2013 Iriart C, Boursaw B, Rodrigues GP, Handal AJ. Abstract Objective. To examine important micronutrient deficiencies related to child health and growth outcomes for all weight statuses
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.
El Diputado uruguayo José Carlos Cardoso, Presidente de la Comisión de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca del Parlatino e integrante del Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre
Multisectoral Interventions to reduce health risks factors Washington DC Date: November 18th, 2013 Location: Room J1-050 Address: 701 18th Street NW, Washington DC, 20433 Purpose: To bring together policy makers and leading experts to share country experiences and lessons from recent promising multisectoral interventions to reduce health risk factors and explore the implications for policy-making. […]
Overall and income specific effect on prevalence of overweight and obesity of 20% sugar sweetened drink tax in UK
Econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study BMJ, 2013 Adam D M Briggs, Oliver T Mytton, Ariane Kehlbacher, Richard Tiffin, Mike Rayner, Peter Scarborough
A review of interventions and programmes The International Association for the Study of Obesity. Obesity Reviews, 2006 C. M. Doak, T. L. S. Visscher, C. M. Renders and J. C. Seidell Summary Overweight and obesity are serious, large-scale, global, public health concerns requiring population-based childhood overweight and obesity prevention. The overall objective of this review […]
A synthesis of evidence with ‘best practice’ recommendations The International Association for the Study of Obesity. Obesity Reviews, 2006 M. A. T. Flynn, D. A. McNeil, B. Maloff, D. Mutasingwa, M. Wu, C. Ford and S. C. Tough Summary Childhood obesity is a global epidemic and rising trends in overweight and obesity are apparent in […]
El Parlamento uruguayo aprobó la Ley 19.140 que promueve “hábitos alimenticios saludables” para los niños y adolescentes que asisten a establecimientos de educación pública y privada.