Impact of maternal metabolic abnormalities in pregnancy on human milk and subsequent infant metabolic development: methodology and design
- The Implications of Maternal Overweight and Obesity on the Course of Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes. Siega-Riz, Anna-Maria; Laraia, Barbara // Maternal & Child Health Journal;Dec2006 Supplement, Vol. 10, p153
The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity among women of childbearing age is a growing public health concern in the United States. The average body mass index (BMI) is increasing among all age categories and women enter pregnancy at higher weights. Women are also more likely to retain...
- Fetal Undernutrition and the Programming of Blood Pressure. Langley-Evans, Simon C.; McMullen, Sarah // Current Nutrition & Food Science;2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p105
For the last decade there has been considerable interest in the possibility that undernutrition during fetal development may exert long-term effects on cardiovascular physiology, effectively predisposing the individual to hypertension and coronary heart disease. These epidemiological...
- School-based Obesity Prevention: A Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. Baranowski, Tom; Cullen, Karen W.; Nicklas, Theresa; Thompson, Deborah; Baranowski, Janice // American Journal of Health Behavior;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p486
Objective: To review the literature on school-based obesity prevention programs to identify what can be done to minimize the increasing levels of obesity. Methods: Twenty articles reporting school-based dietary or physical activity change programs were identified that used BMI or skinfolds as...
- Fat chance. // Business News New Jersey;11/29/99, Vol. 12 Issue 44, p30
Reports on the findings of a study conducted by T.A. Miller Co. concerning obesity called `Weight Loss: The Role of OTC and RX Pharmaceuticals in the Treatment of Obesity: 1999.' Physicians' attitudes towards different therapies; Use of different prescription drugs for treating overweight patients.
- Obesity: molecular bases of a multifactorial problem. Palou, A.; Serra, F.; Bonet, M. L.; Pico, C. // European Journal of Nutrition;2000, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p127
Focuses on obesity as the basis of a multifactorial problem. Aspects to be considered in the regulation of feeding behavior; Discussion on the control of energy efficiency by adaptive thermogenesis; Insight on adipogenesis.
- Are we grooming our kids to be unhealthy, overweight? Steinback, Jyl // Fort Worth Business Press;03/24/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 48, p25
Focuses on the etiology and prevention of obesity. Increased television viewing; Less parental supervision after schooling; Involvement of children in meal planning.
- No 'magic bullet' for obesity. Nash, Karen // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the growing problem of obesity in the United States. Lack of immediate solution for the health problem; Chronic diseases associated with obesity.
- Battling obesity should be top priority among the overweight. GREENE, LOREN W. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;12/07/98-12/14/98, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p19
Reveals that more than one-half of all Americans are overweight and one out of four are obese, which is defined as 20 percent above ideal body weight. Health risk of obesity; Ways of battling obesity.
- The Weigh We Were. Gallo-Torres, Julia // Prepared Foods;Apr2002, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p7
Editorial. Discusses the health implications of obesity in the U.S. Characteristics of an obese person; Estimation of the cost of obesity prevention program; Measures adopted to prevent obesity.