Interventions to enhance adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases in adults: a study protocol
- Health tips: Avoiding big health risks. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Dec2012, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p3
The article offers some health tips on avoiding some of the big health risks and maximizing longevity by tackling the causes of mortality, which include smoking, high blood pressure, obesity, physical inactivity, high blood sugar and cholesterol.
- For Optimal Health, Get Cooking! Palmer, Sharon // Environmental Nutrition;Jun2014, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p2
The article presents the highlights of the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives conference held in St. Helena, California on March 13, 2014 which focused on home-cooked and plant-based cuisines that reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer and type 2 diabetes.
- Then, promote lifestyle to lower risk for chronic disease. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Aug2009, Vol. 9 Issue 30, p2
This article discusses research being done on lowering the risk for chronic diseases through diet and lifestyle choices. It references a study from EPIC which has more than half a million followers in ten European countries. Participation of 23,513 German adults ages 35 to 65 in the EPIC-Potsdam...
- The dangers of inactivity. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Nov2011, Issue 349, p10
The author discusses a Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) report which states that only a small percentage of children receive the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day. He also highlights that Canadians are clocking more screen time per week, which is leading to a...
- EPIC-Potsdam study: Healthy lifestyle greatly predicted prevention of chronic disease. // Endocrine Today;Sep2009, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p29
The article discusses a study on the effects of adhering to a healthy lifestyle on the prevention of chronic disease.
- EPIC-Potsdam study: Healthy lifestyle greatly predicted prevention of chronic disease. Adams, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason; Haigh, Christen // Hem/Onc Today;9/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p23
The article discusses a study on the influence of healthy lifestyle on the prevention of developing chronic diseases such as myocardial infarction, stroke and diabetes.
- Health Systems Change in 2010. Harvey, Peter W. // International Journal of Health, Wellness & Society;2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p137
Whilst health science, epidemiology and public health developments have forged enormous progress in understanding, prevention and cure in the health care area we still appear to lack the motivation to tackle the fundamental antecedents of many of our emerging population-based community health...
- Concepts and new frontiers for development -- What role should health promoters play in lifestyle-based diabetes prevention programs in Australia? Milat, Andrew J.; O'Hara, Blythe; Develin, Elizabeth // Health Promotion Journal of Australia;Aug2009, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p86
Issue addressed: As the prevalence of many chronic diseases, particularly type 2 diabetes continues to increase, Australia's health system must be able to respond in an appropriate and cost-effective way. These efforts have been enhanced recently by a number of Council of Australian Governments'...
- Lessons from the past: integrated prevention is successful. Schrijvers, Guus // International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC);Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 8, Special section p1
The author comments on the success of integrated approach to preventing chronic diseases. He says among the main causes of chronic illness are unhealthy lifestyles, excessive alcohol consumption and smoking. He outlines elements which comprised the prevention of such lifestyles, including the...