Posts Tagged ‘diets’

Dietary Intervention

September 27th, 2009


Portion control The influence of food portion size and energy dens…[Am J Clin Nutr. 2005] – PubMed Result

Diets are not the answerMedicare’s search for effective obesity treatments…[Am Psychol. 2007] – PubMed Result

Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity, and metabolic ris…[Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2007] – PubMed Result

Comparison of a very low-carbohydrate and low-fat …[J Am Coll Nutr. 2004] – PubMed Result

Efficacy and safety of low-carbohydrate diets: a s…[JAMA. 2003] – PubMed Result

The role of dietary fat in body fatness: evidence …[Br J Nutr. 2000] – PubMed Result

Low-fat diets and energy balance: how does the evi…[Proc Nutr Soc. 2002] – PubMed Result

NIH: Very low calorie diets WIN – Publication – Very-Low-Calorie Diets

Health benefits of dietary fiber. [Nutr Rev. 2009] – PubMed Result

Position of the American Dietetic Association: hea…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2008] – PubMed Result

The Mediterranean Diet is widely promoted for its healthful outcomes which is supported in this review article Adherence to Mediterranean diet and health status:…[BMJ. 2008] – PubMed Result

Information on portion sizes Smallstep Adult and Teen; NHLBI-Portion Distortion Quiz

Routes to obesity Routes to obesity: phenotypes, food choices and ac…[Br J Nutr. 2000] – PubMed Result

High-fat and low-fat (behavioural) phenotypes: bio…[Proc Nutr Soc. 1999] – PubMed Result

Popular diets: correlation to health, nutrition, a…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2001] – PubMed Result

Dietary approaches that delay age-related diseases. [Clin Interv Aging. 2006] – PubMed Result

What are the long-term benefits of weight reducing…[J Hum Nutr Diet. 2004] – PubMed Result

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Diets of Americans need improvement:

Want to see what folks eat? This is not for weaklings! This is why you’re fat.

Heard of the DASH diet? Here it is: Lowering Your Blood Pressure With DASH, NHLBI

Need Help with portion control? See:

Take the portion distortion test: NHLBI-Portion Distortion Quiz

Volume Substitutions: Fruits & Veggies More Matters » Volume Comparisons

What Fruits and Vegetables are in Season and how to prepare them: Fruits & Veggies More Matters » What’s In Season? Winter

Type of vegetarian diet, body weight, and prevalen…[Diabetes Care. 2009] – PubMed Result

Vegetarian diets and weight status. [Nutr Rev. 2006] – PubMed Result

Schools and Children

September 27th, 2009

As concern about childhood obesity has increased, the school environment has received increased attention.

Retooling school food offerings can help. The Somerville MA experiment Retooling food service for early elementary school…[Prev Chronic Dis. 2009] – PubMed Result

A very positive study on the value of nutrition education in the schools Effectiveness of school programs in preventing chi…[Am J Public Health. 2005] – PubMed Result

Effect of the school food environment Association between school food environment and pr…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2009] – PubMed Result

School food environments and practices affect diet…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2009] – PubMed Result

Schools are making progress in addressing obesity. Schools and obesity prevention: creating school en…[Milbank Q. 2009] – PubMed Result

International Journal of Obesity – Abstract of article: Childhood overweight and elementary school outcomes

Overweight affect school performance in girls but not boys. See:

Impact of removing low nutrition foods in schools. The Impact of Removing Snacks of Low Nutritional V…[Health Educ Behav. 2009] – PubMed Result

Food use in middle and high school fundraising: do…[J Am Diet Assoc. 2009] – PubMed Result

School Environment gets worse with higher grades. School food environments and policies in US public…[Pediatrics. 2008] – PubMed Result

BMI measurement in schools Body mass index measurement in schools. [J Sch Health. 2007] – PubMed Result

Journal of Public Health Policy – Disparities in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors Among US Children and Adolescents: Prevalence, Correlates, and Intervention Implications

Journal of Public Health Policy – Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce Childhood Obesity: Its Implementation and Impact on Child and Adolescent Body Mass Index

Journal of Public Health Policy – Early Impact of the Federally Mandated Local Wellness Policy on Physical Activity in Rural, Low-Income Elementary Schools in Colorado

Journal of Public Health Policy – Preventing Childhood Obesity through State Policy: Qualitative Assessment of Enablers and Barriers

Journal of Public Health Policy – Correlates of Walking to School and Implications for Public Policies: Survey Results from Parents of Elementary School Children in Austin, Texas

Journal of Public Health Policy – Sociodemographic, Family, and Environmental Factors Associated with Active Commuting to School among US Adolescents

Journal of Public Health Policy – Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to Increase Physical Activity in Elementary Schools