The Healthy Toddlers Trial Protocol: An Intervention to Reduce Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity in Economically and Educationally Disadvantaged Populations
- Broccoli, by Prescription. // New York Times Upfront;10/25/2010, Vol. 143 Issue 4, p5
The article focuses on an initiative by doctors at health centers in Massachusetts who offer dollar-off coupons for vegetables to reduce obesity in children of low-income families.
- Low Income Children Not Fated to Be Overweight. // O&P Business News;10/1/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p68
The article discusses research being done on about the incidence of obesity in low income children. It references a study by Sandra L. Hofferth and Sally Curtin in the "Journal of Policy Analysis and Management." The study found that the lowest rate income children do not have a higher risk of...
- Obesity' significantly higher' in British Pakistani toddlers. // Nursery World (MA Education Limited);5/18/2015, Vol. 115 Issue 4369, p12
The article focuses on the research conducted by Leeds Beckett University shows that obesity is higher in British Pakistani children compared to children with white British backgrounds.
- ESTUDO EXPO 2010. MARTINS, Diana L.; BRANCO, Ana Isabel; FERNANDES, J. Luís; CHAVES, Mónica // Acta Medica Portuguesa;2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p871
Introduction: During the last decades, overweight and obesity in childwood have been suffering a significant rise. National data point towards a total prevalence up to 30% between 7 and 9 years of age. The tendency is worsening, especially in the lower socioeconomic status. The mentioned weight...
- CHILD OBESITY. SAMUELS, CHRISTINA A. // Education Week;8/21/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the 2008-2011 decline in low-income child obesity rates in the U.S. according to data collected with the monitoring Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System, published in the 2013 article "Progress on Childhood Obesity" by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Project FIT: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children. // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p607
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the design and baseline characteristics of a school and community based intervention to evaluate the physical activity and food habits among low-income school children. It mentions that low physical activity, low intake of vegetables and high...
- Obesity and Poverty: A Growing Challenge. Daniels, Dianne Yow; Queen, J. Allen; Schumacher, Donald // Principal;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p42
The article discusses childhood obesity, focusing on the increased likelihood of poor children being obese. The role of the schools in the prevention of childhood obesity is discussed. Factors that increase the likelihood of childhood obesity include lack of health insurance, living in a...
- Nature, nurture, and childhood overweight. Poskitt, E.M.E.; Cole, T.J. // British Medical Journal;3/11/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6113, p603
The relative importance of dietary and familial factors in determining weight in early infancy were studied in 203 5-year-old children. Their age at weaning, energy intake in infancy and at 5 years, and maternal percentage, expected weight were studied in relation to their percentage expected...
- Influence of diet, physical activity and parents’ obesity on children’s adiposity: a four-year longitudinal study. Maffeis, C; Talamini, G; Tatò, L // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Aug1998, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p758
OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationships between diet, body composition, physical activity, parentsâ€™ obesity and adiposity in children at the age of 8 y and four years later. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study of anthropometric measures initiated in 1992, follow-up examination in...