Television viewing, food preferences, and food habits among children: A prospective epidemiological study
- Association Between Nuts Consumption and Abdominal Obesity, Overweight and Obesity in Female Adolescents: An Epidemiological Study. Mirzaeian, S.; Esmaillzadeh, A.; Hoshyarrad, A.; Rashidkhani, B. // Iranian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Sep2013, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p324
Introduction: Nuts are one of the most healthy food groups, but due to their fat content and high energy density their consumption is mostly restricted for weight control. The aim of this study was to assess the association between nuts consumption and abdominal obesity, overweight and obesity....
- Prevalncia da sÂ¡ndrome metabÂ¢lica em indÂ¡genas com mais de 40 anos no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. da Rocha, Ana Karina Silva; B¢s, Ângelo Jos Gonalves; Huttner, Édison; Machado, Denise Cantarelli // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p41
Objective. To investigate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MS) among indigenous people older than 40 years of age from two cities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Methods. A descriptive, analytic, cross-sectional study was conducted in two municipalities, Porto Alegre...
- Children, Obesity, and High Blood Pressure: Asian Populations at High Risk. Jafar, Tazeen H. // American Journal of Hypertension;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p6
The author reflects on the cross-sectional analysis of the enhanced susceptibility of South East Asian-origin children to obesity and associated hypertension in Sydney, New South Wales. He asserts that various limitations of this study need to be recognized, like the small sample size, low...
- Childhood obesity may be tied to BPA levels. // Endocrine Today;Nov2012, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p41
The article reports on a study which found that urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentration is associated with obesity in a cross-sectional study of children and adolescents.
- RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE. Sheikh, Kazim // Occupational Medicine;1998, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p139
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- THE AUTHORS REPLY. Flanders, W. Dana; Lin, Lillian; Pirkle, James; Caudill, Sam // American Journal of Epidemiology;1997, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p787
A response from the author of the article "Assessing the Direction of Causality in Cross-Sectional Studies," by Flanders W.D. and colleagues in a previous issue of the journal, which discusses the comparability of the exposed group with comparison group in the epidemiologic studies.
- Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in School Going Children of Surat. Dave, Beena; Shah, Salvi; Shah, Manali; Desai, Anjan; Koli, Parmita // Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p166
Introduction: Overweight and obesity are important determinants of health leading to adverse metabolic changes and increase the risk of non communicable diseases. Hence, the present study was undertaken to study the prevalence of overweight/obesity among school going children of Surat city...
- Prevalence of Obesity and Overweight among Majmaah University Students. Naji, Eyad; Kashoo, Faizan Zaffar; Kashoo, Mehrunnisha // Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p40
No abstract available.
- Overweight and obesity in six-year-old children in 4th and 5th quintile schools in Mangaung, South Africa. Van den Berg, L.; Meko, L. // South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2015, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p50
Objective: Weight status at age six years has been identified as an important predictor of overweight and obesity in adolescence, which, in turn, tracks into adulthood, increasing the risk of future metabolic diseases. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of overweight and obesity in...