AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS: KID'S FAT INTAKE
- Risk in low-fat diets. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p10
Reports on risks posed by low-fat diets to children in Australia.
- Low-fat diets are healthful for children. Lang, Susan S. // Human Ecology;Spring96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p3
Reports on a Cornell University study which found that children can benefit from low-fat diets. Long-term health benefits for children by the prevention of chronic diseases and early establishment of healthful eating habits; Stress on the unsuitability of low-fat diets for children under age two.
- When to go low-fat. Jibrin, Janis // Parenting;Feb98, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p162
Reports that a medical study has concluded that hardening of the arteries can start as early as age 15. Benefits of switching kids to lower-fat foods after age two; Advice on how to lower fat intake.
- Taking the Heliocentric View. Feder, David // Prepared Foods;Jul2012, Vol. 181 Issue 7, p9
The author discusses the need to create a different approach to address the epidemic of childhood obesity. According to the author, too many approaches have been done to prevent childhood obesity and although overall obesity rate have slowed down, many children are still sick and will pose a...
- Fat phobia. Shelton, Sandi Khan // Working Mother;Dec98/Jan99, p84
Offers advice for parents on letting their children know of the dangers of cutting out all sources of dietary fat. Growing popularity of the so-called fat phobia; Importance of fat in the body; Benefits of having one's daughter talk to a registered dietitian.
- Kids and fat: Why the experts are wrong. Howkins, Mary Ann // Redbook;Nov2000, Vol. 195 Issue 5, p178
Presents facts about low-fat diets for children.
- Low-fat diet indicated. Murray, Louann W. // Ophthalmology Times;12/18/95, Vol. 20 Issue 48, p7
Presents the results of preliminary studies done by Julie A. Mares-Perlman, MD, on low-fat, high fiber diet.
- Too little fat in your diet may be as risky as too much. // Environmental Nutrition;Feb95, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p7
Answers a question on the health risks associated with eating a diet that provides as little as 10% of calories from fat. Fat's vital functions in the body; Sources of fat; Fats as the sole source of essential fatty acids (EFA); Level of EFAs needed to ward off heart disease and maintain...
- Fat-free foods: Are they a shortcut to health? Howkins, Mary Ann // Glamour;Mar96, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p60
Focuses on the health implications of eating fat-free foods. Risks associated with the chemical olestra; Benefits and risks of several fat substitutes; Nutritional aspects.