Synopsis of the 2006 Canadian clinical practice guidelines on the management and prevention of obesity in adults and children
- Endocrine Society releases new clinical practice guidelines on pediatric obesity. Kalvaitis, Katie // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p42
The article focuses on the clinical practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society on pediatric obesity in 2008. The evidence-based guidelines identified lifestyle change as the prime mode of treatment and the role of primary care physician in addressing the epidemic. For adolescents, the...
- L.A. schools ban sales of sodas. Late, Michele // Nation's Health;Nov2002, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p9
Reports on the decision of Los Angeles Unified School District's school board to ban the sales of soda and other nutrition-poor beverages in response to increasing obesity among youth. Promotion of healthy eating and physical activity among youth by public health advocates; Increase in body...
- Obesity strategy fails early years. Rawstrone, Annette // Nursery World (MA Education Limited);8/22/2016, Vol. 116 Issue 4401, p6
The article offers several recommendations from "Childhood Obesity: a plan for action" from Public Health England on how to reduce the childhood obesity in the Great Britain.
- Tackling obesity in children and adolescents. Baur, Louise A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/18/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7675, p888
The author expresses her viewpoint that more investment in public health and medical intervention is needed for the control of obesity in children an adolescents. She comments on the need for both treatment and prevention, noting the long term medical and psychosocial complications of untreated...
- RESTRUCTURING LOCAL SCHOOL WELLNESS POLICIES: AMENDING THE KIDS ACT TO FIGHT CHILDHOOD OBESITY. Edwalds, Rebecca // University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform;Summer2014, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p1051
Childhood obesity is a major problem plaguing the United States. Over one-third of children are overtueight, and there is little indication that this trend will reverse inthe near future. The federal government has attempted to combat childhood obesitythrough the National School Lunch Act, which...
- Management and prevention of obesity in adults and children. McDonald, Sarah D. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/10/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p1109
The author presents his comments on the 2006 Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Obesity in Adults and Children. The author points out that as per the guidelines waist circumference now forms the third indication of obesity along with weight and body mass...
- President pressed to back limits on food ads for kids. Pecquet, Julian // Hill;9/28/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 132, p12
The article offers information on the proposal of 75 nutrition, medicine, marketing, and public health experts to U.S. President Barack Obama to support restrictions on food advertising for children to address childhood obesity.
- L’enfant, les aliments plaisir et l’Ã©quilibre ali-mentaire : paradoxe ou complÃ©mentaritÃ© ? Rajohanesa, Norovola; Ayadi, Kafia; Masserot, Claire // Revue Management et Avenir;sep2010, Issue 37, p140
Within the context of the alarming raise of children obesity, different measures have been taken in France by Government. Among these measures, the National Nutrition and Health Program recommend to have a healthy food intake and a regular physical activity. As a result, food companies are...
- Kids won't cotton to TV broccoli. Lowry, Brian // Variety;8/9/2004, Vol. 395 Issue 12, p12
Discusses the preference of children for creative television programming in the U.S. in 2004. Government policy on programming for children; Concern on the potential link between television and childhood obesity; Examples of television programs introduced by various networks for children.