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Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases 

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School lunch programs and the opportunity to educate the next generation

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
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Mark Brick53 - 21 2012 / (0)
Start education programs in early childhood (K-12) about the need for balanced diets. In the past we had health classes in gradeschool that taught us about a healthy, balanced diet and excercise for all, not just those that play sports. Expose our youth to healty food for healthy living. Start ...
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Research relationship between low glycemic load diets and hypertension.

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: disease prevention, dietary guidelines
Liz Wilkins26 - 12 2012 / (0)
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report included a recommendation to, “Shift food intake patterns to a more plant-based diet that emphasizes vegetables, cooked dry beans and peas, fruits, whole grains, nuts, and seed.” This type of dietary pattern includes many low glycemic load foods. There is limited research showing ...
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Expand research on impact of specific food groups and health outcomes.

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: metabolic syndrome, dietary guidelines
Liz Wilkins26 - 12 2012 / (0)
A limited number of animal and human studies have uncovered a relationship between citrus consumption and insulin resistance. In the U.S. it is estimated that one-quarter of overweight and obese adults have the metabolic syndrome, which includes insulin resistance. Research programs that show positive relationships between consumption of specific foods ...
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Longitudinal studies on Farm to School programs and benefits to obesity prevention and health promotion

Anupama Joshi4 - 12 2012 / (0)
Farm to School programs are growing rapidly across the country (12,500 schools in 2012, estimated by the National Farm to School Network). This holistic approach of: (a) procurement of local and regional foods for the cafeteria; (b) nutrition, agriculture and environmental education; (c) school gardens; and (d) food-centered hands-on education ...
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Efficacy of farm to school programs for health promotion and obesity prevention

Eva Ringstrom16 - 10 2012 / (0)
Farm to school programs involve at least one, and often all three of the following activities: (1) Improving access to healthy food in school cafeterias, (2) Engaging students and families in school gardens, and (3) Teaching food and nutrition education in the classroom. As the USDA Farm to School program ...
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Understanding Nutritional Etiology of Obesity and Obesity Related Diseases

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
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Mardi Mountford22 - 15 2012 / (0)
The International Formula Council (IFC) believes that understanding the nutritional etiology (including behavioral and biologic causes) of obesity and obesity related diseases is the key to developing a public health framework that will better help prevent and treat these preventable diseases. Research is particularly needed among high-risk groups, including minority ...
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Dairy, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes risk

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, dairy
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 / (0)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes are major public health concerns. Nearly one-third of American adults have some form of CVD (1) while approximately 11% of adults have diabetes (2). Together these diseases account for over $600 billion annually in health care costs in the United States (3,4). Thus, ...