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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Interactive Computer-based interventions for weight loss or weight maintenance in overweight or obese people

Wieland, L.S., et al Computer-based interventions, Weight loss, Weight maintenance, Overweight, Obese people, Obesity Overweight and obesity are common health problems and increase the risk of developing several serious health conditions. The standard tre ...

Share Your Meal

Danone Sp. z o.o., Poland Free meals Initiative for Polish children in need through schools, day-care centers, after-school centers, NGOs and other specialised institutions. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. ...

Unhealthy Consequences: Energy Costs and Child Health

10.14655/6744-3570 JoHanna Flacks, Child Health Impact Working Group (CHIWG) A Child Health Impact Assessment of energy costs and the low income home energy assistance program. Substantial and compelling medical and public health evidence indicated that n ...

The Dynamics of Bad Housing

Barnes, M., et al The impact of bad housing on the living standards of children Bad housing can take many forms, embracing issues such as the physical conditions of the accommodation and overcrowding. Whilst the presence of a link between bad housing and ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty and Impacts on Human Health: A Review of Recent Evidence.

Liddell, C., University of Ulster Health impacts of fuel poverty The health impacts of tackling fuel poverty were reviewed, drawing primarily on recently published studies from the UK, North America, and New Zealand. Although physical health effects on ad ...

Experiences with Financing Social Housing Refurbishment: WP2 Overview Report for the InoFin Project

Donkelaar, M. FUEL POVERTY, HOUSING This report provides a review of experiences with financing social housing refurbishment in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia. The report shows large difference ...

DSM for Low Income Consumers in Ontario

IndEco Strategic Consulting Inc. ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, LOW INCOME A report submitted by the Canadian Environmental Law Association, on behalf of the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN), to the Ontario Energy Board consultation process on demand side man ...

Detailed Report on the Different Types of Existing Mechanisms to Tackle Fuel Poverty

European Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency (EPEE) FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, LEGISLATION, TAXATION Individual European countries take different approaches in developing responses to address fuel poverty. However any fuel poverty strategy will generally pr ...

International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy Policies Review- The European Union 2008

International Energy Agency (IEA) FUEL POVERTY, LEGISLATION, ENERGY USE, ENERGY EFFICIENCY For the first time, the IEA has reviewed the energy policies of the European Union which shape the energy use of almost 500 million citizens in 27 EU member countri ...

Housing, Energy and Thermal Comfort: A review of 10 countries within the WHO European Region

World Health Organisation (WHO) CLIMATE, DATA, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, FUEL POVERTY The impact of climate and temperature on health has been receiving increased attention in recent years. Although a precise assessment of the burden of disease caused by low ...

Heat or Eat: The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Nutritional and Health Risks Among Children Less Than 3 Years of Age

Frank, D. et al CHILD NUTRITION, FOOD AND NUTRITION, FOOD SAFETY, FUEL POVERTY, GROWTH, HOME, LOW INCOME In response to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Energy Crisis of 1979, in fiscal year 1981, Congress implemented the Low-Income E ...

Cost-benefit Analysis of Domestic Energy Efficiency

Clinch, J. P. and Healy, J. D. COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, FUEL POVERTY, IMPACT ASSESSMENT There are a number of driving forces behind energy efficiency. In recent times, the Kyoto Protocol has been the most prominent in bringing energy efficiency to the fore. ...

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