Higher consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among African-Americans in a community-based cohort correlated with an increased risk for subsequent chronic kidney disease, according to recently published data. Researchers performed a prospective analysis of the Jackson Heart Study and assessed the beverage intake with a food frequency questionnaire that was administered at baseline to 3,003
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A cynical strategy in the US to prevent local sugar taxes has had mixed results Sugar sweetened beverages provide empty calories that succeed in two ways: they make great profits for their manufacturers, and they fatten adults and children who drink them. Dozens of countries around the world and a few US cities have instituted taxes on sales of such drinks to discourage consumption and to raise funds for government health initiatives. Research is starting to accumulate showing that these excise taxes (often the equivalent of a penny or two per ounce at the wholesale level) reduce sales of sugary drinks and increase sales of those without sugar, such as bottled water.12 When I last wrote about this, in 2010,3 …
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on behavioral interventions for weight loss to prevent obesity-related problems in adults.
Alcuni compagni di pasto ci spingono a continuare ad abbuffarci ben oltre il senso di sazietà.
Abstract. This is a comprehensive review of policies and research regarding body mass index (BMI) screening in schools in the United Kingdom and the United Sta
MI screenings of New York City public schools student did not impact obesity levels, according to a new study. So why keep doing them?
Schools across the country are issuing special report cards that assess a student’s weight and health — but parents often don’t believe what they’re seeing, a small study shows.
FULL TEXT Abstract: Half of states in the USA have legislation requiring that schools conduct body mass index (BMI) screening among students; just under half of…
Che l’Italia fosse considerata per antonomasia “il” paese della buona cucina è un dato di fatto, con buona pace dei nostri cugini d’oltralpe. Specialmente con l’avvento dei vari show/talent a tema culinario, l’attenzione generale per il cibo è cresciuta in maniera esponenziale come dimostrano le bacheche dei tanti social network inondati di esperimenti ai fornelli …