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Diet or exercise, or both, for weight reduction in women after childbirth

Adegboye, A. Linne, Y. M., Mauricio, P. and Lourenco, C, BREASTFEEDING, CHILDBIRTH, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREGNANCY, WEIGHT Background Weight retention after pregnancy may contribute to obesity. It is known that diet and exercise are recommended components ...

Eat Healthy with Joy

Gesundheit Berlin e.V., Germany Healthy eating intervention Turkish children have an above average tendency to suffer from obesity, this is documented by school enrollment medical examinations. In adult age, these persons suffer more often from coronary h ...

Interventions for preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy

Muktabhant, B., Lumbiganon, P. and Ngamjarus, C. OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREGNANCY This is the protocol for a review. The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Obesity ...

Psychosocial interventions for the maintenance of weight loss in obese adults

Milner, C. P., Hams, S. P. Markandya, A., Shaw, S. and Blackmore, S. A research report om psychosocial interventions for the maintenance of weight loss This is the protocol for a review. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of psychosocial ...

School-based physical activity programs for promoting physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents aged 6-18

Dobbins, M., DeCorby, K., Robeson, P. Husson, H. and Tirilis, D. Review of school-based interventions of physical activity Background The World Health Organization estimates that 1.9 million deaths worldwide are attributable to physical inactivity. Chroni ...

Creating Healthy Food and Eating Environments: Policy and Environmental Approaches

Story, M., Kaphingst, K.M., Robinson-O'Brien, R., and Glanz, K. FOOD ACCESS, HEALTH INTERVENTIONS, POLICY Food and eating environments likely contribute to the increasing epidemic of obesity and chronic diseases, over and above individual factors suc ...

Legal and Public Health Considerations Affecting the Success, Reach, and Impact of Menu-Labeling Laws

Pomeranz, J.L. and Brownell, K.D. CATERING INDUSTRY, CONSUMER INFORMATION, FOOD LABELLING, GOVERNMENT, LAW, NUTRITION Because the rate of consumption of away-from-home meals has increased dramatically, the distinction between requiring nutrition informati ...

WHO Nutrition National Focal Points

WHO/EC Joint WHO EC project to monitor progress in improving nutrition and physical activity and preventing obesity in EU countries At the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Counteracting Obesity (15-17 November 2006, Istanbul, Turkey), Member States ...

Obesity and other diet-related chronic diseases list of publications

World Health Organization (WHO) A list of publications on obesity and diet-related chronic disease. The documents and articles listed can be accessed, downloaded, or ordered from the WHO bookshop. Obesity Chronic Conditions Obesity http://www.who.int/nutr ...

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective

10.14655/415-3720 World Cancer Research Fund / American Institute for Cancer Research Food, Nutrition, Physical activity, Body composition, Cancer The goal of this Report is to review all the relevant research in order to generate a comprehensive series o ...

Management of obesity. A national clinical guideline.

National Guideline Clearinghouse HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The evidence base for this guideline was synthesised in accordance with the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) methodology. A systematic review of the liter ...

WIN Weight control information network

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statistics related to oberweight and obesity The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is an information service of the National Institute of ...

Shifting the optimal stiffness for cell migration

Cell migration, which is central to many biological processes including wound healing and cancer progression, is sensitive to environmental stiffness, and many cell types exhibit a stiffness optimum, at which migration is maximal. Here we present a cell m ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. 10.14655/11971-1077711 National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many peopl ...

International alcohol consumption: 2017 (OCED)

OECD Alcohol Data 2017 or latest available at time of publication Alcohol consumption is defined as annual sales of pure alcohol in litres per person aged 15 years and older. Alcohol use is associated with numerous harmful health and social consequences, ...