Summary: Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.
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- Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activityMary Story
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Milbank Q 87:71-100. 2009..S. history. Schools offer many opportunities to develop strategies to prevent obesity by creating environments in which children eat healthfully and engage regularly in physical activity...
- Food store types, availability, and cost of foods in a rural environmentAngela D Liese
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1916-23. 2007..To characterize the built nutritional environment in terms of types and number of food stores, availability, and cost of selected food items in a rural area...
- Americans do not meet federal dietary recommendationsSusan M Krebs-Smith
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Nutr 140:1832-8. 2010..In conclusion, nearly the entire U.S. population consumes a diet that is not on par with recommendations. These findings add another piece to the rather disturbing picture that is emerging of a nation's diet in crisis...
- Creating healthy food and eating environments: policy and environmental approachesMary Story
Healthy Eating Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 29:253-72. 2008..The status of measurement and evaluation of nutrition environments and the need for action to improve health are highlighted...
- The impact of food prices on consumption: a systematic review of research on the price elasticity of demand for foodTatiana Andreyeva
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
Am J Public Health 100:216-22. 2010..Studies estimating price effects on substitutions from unhealthy to healthy food and price responsiveness among at-risk populations are particularly needed...
- Foods, fortificants, and supplements: Where do Americans get their nutrients?Victor L Fulgoni
Nutrition Impact LLC, Battle Creek, MI, USA
J Nutr 141:1847-54. 2011..Without enrichment and/or fortification and supplementation, many Americans did not achieve the recommended micronutrient intake levels set forth in the Dietary Reference Intake...
- Dietary supplements contribute substantially to the total nutrient intake in pregnant Norwegian womenMargaretha Haugen
Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Ann Nutr Metab 52:272-80. 2008..Our objective was to study use and contribution of dietary supplement to nutrient intake among women participating in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)...
- Do school based food and nutrition policies improve diet and reduce obesity?Patricia Constante Jaime
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Prev Med 48:45-53. 2009..To review the effectiveness of school food and nutrition policies world wide in improving the school food environment, student's dietary intake, and decreasing overweight and obesity...
- The need for bold action to prevent adolescent obesityKelly D Brownell
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S8-17. 2009..By adopting a public health approach that addresses the conditions causing obesity, there is hope of reversing troubling trends in prevalence...
- (n-3) fatty acids and cardiovascular health: are effects of EPA and DHA shared or complementary?Dariush Mozaffarian
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Nutr 142:614S-625S. 2012....
- Disparities exist between National food group recommendations and the dietary intakes of womenMichelle L Blumfield
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
BMC Womens Health 11:37. 2011..Preconception and pregnancy dietary intakes can influence the health of future generations. In this study we compared the food intakes of reproductive-aged women by pregnancy status, to current Australian recommendations...
- Whole grains and CVD riskChris J Seal
School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Proc Nutr Soc 65:24-34. 2006..Well-controlled intervention studies are needed to provide more detailed mechanistic evidence to support the health claims and findings which can be used to develop effective public health strategies to promote whole-grain consumption...
- The contribution of school meals to food consumption and nutrient intakes of young people aged 4-18 years in EnglandM Nelson
Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH, UK
Public Health Nutr 10:652-62. 2007....
- An analysis of the content of food industry pledges on marketing to childrenCorinna Hawkes
Consulting Services, Food and Nutrition Policy and Fellow, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:1403-14. 2011..To identify pledges made by the food industry to change food marketing to children worldwide, examine their content and discuss their potential to reduce the harmful effects of food marketing to children...
- Change in dietary energy density after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition PolicyJason A Mendoza
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, and Dan L Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:434-40. 2010..The study's objective was to assess the impact of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on children's energy density by using a pre- and post-policy evaluation...
- Policy options to support healthy eating in schoolsMary L McKenna
Department of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
Can J Public Health 101:S14-7. 2010..This article reviews policy components that could support healthy eating, examines their evidence base and suggests directions for future research...
- Conceptualizing food security or aboriginal people in CanadaElaine M Power
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
Can J Public Health 99:95-7. 2008..Conceptualizations of food security for Aboriginal people will be incomplete without qualitative research to understand Aboriginal perspectives; such research must take account of the diversity of Aboriginal people...
- Early effects of the federally mandated Local Wellness Policy on school nutrition environments appear modest in Colorado's rural, low-income elementary schoolsElaine S Belansky
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 E 17th Pl, Campus Box C 245, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:1712-7. 2010..Schools need more information about evidence-based practices, as well as technical and financial assistance for implementation...
- State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesityMarilyn S Nanney
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:9-16. 2010..With the epidemic of childhood obesity, there is national interest in state-level school policies related to nutrition and physical activity, policies adopted by states, and relationships to youth obesity...
- Dietary reference intakes for DHA and EPAPenny M Kris-Etherton
Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 319 Chandlee Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 81:99-104. 2009..Because of the many health benefits of DHA and EPA, it is important and timely that the National Academies establish DRIs for the individual long-chain (20 carbons or greater) omega-3 fatty acids...
- Improving the school food environment: results from a pilot study in middle schoolsKaren W Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:484-9. 2007..Implementing longer-term and more ambitious changes and assessing cost issues and the potential enduring impact of these changes on student dietary change and disease risk reduction merits investigation...
- Iodine deficiency in pregnancy and the effects of maternal iodine supplementation on the offspring: a reviewMichael B Zimmermann
Human Nutrition Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Clin Nutr 89:668S-72S. 2009..In countries or regions where <90% of households are using iodized salt and the median UI concentration in school-age children is <100 microg/L, the WHO recommends iodine supplementation in pregnancy and infancy...
- Diet quality status of most Tehranian adults needs improvementLeila Azadbakht
Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:163-8. 2005..Diets were categorized into: needs improvement (74%); good (23%); and poor (3%). Since the majority of the sample needed to improve their diet, this suggests that nutrition intervention may be needed...
- Food prices and obesity: evidence and policy implications for taxes and subsidiesLisa M Powell
Institute for Health Research and Policy and Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Milbank Q 87:229-57. 2009....
- Nutrition and health: guidelines for dental practitionersC Palacios
Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
Oral Dis 15:369-81. 2009..Based on the evidence, nutritional guidelines are provided, as well as key recommendations for preventing obesity. Dentists can play a critical role in motivating and enabling healthy food choices...
- Prevention and control of iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women and in children less than 2-years-old: conclusions and recommendations of the Technical ConsultationM Andersson
Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 8803 Ruschlikon, ZH, Switzerland
Public Health Nutr 10:1606-11. 2007
- Fruits, vegetables, milk, and sweetened beverages consumption and access to à la carte/snack bar meals at schoolKaren Weber Cullen
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Am J Public Health 94:463-7. 2004..We assessed the impact of access to school snack bars on middle school students' fruit, vegetable, milk, and sweetened beverage consumption...
- Sources of food group intakes among the US population, 2001-2002Jessica L Bachman
Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:804-14. 2008..Food guides are typically built around a system of food groups. Accordingly, the US Department of Agriculture's MyPyramid includes both food groups and subgroups, as well as an allowance for discretionary calories, in its guidance...
- Modelling income group differences in the health and economic impacts of targeted food taxes and subsidiesKelechi E Nnoaham
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Int J Epidemiol 38:1324-33. 2009..To examine the effects, by income group, of targeted food taxes and subsidies on nutrition, health and expenditure in the UK...
- Intended and unintended consequences of a proposed national tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to combat the U.S. obesity problemSenarath Dharmasena
Agribusiness, Food and Consumer Economics Research Center AFCERC, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2124, USA
Health Econ 21:669-94. 2012..55 lb per year. However, not considering demand interrelationships would result in higher weight loss. Unequivocally, it is necessary to consider interrelationships among non-alcoholic beverages in assessing the effect of the tax...
- Food and nutrient intake in a cohort of 8-month-old infants in the south-west of England in 1993S Noble
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 55:698-707. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The diets of 8-month-old infants in this study were adequate in most nutrients. Breastfed infants had slightly lower energy intakes than non-breastfed infants...
- Diet in a group of 18-month-old children in South West England, and comparison with the results of a national surveyI Cowin
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 20:254-67. 2007..To investigate the normal range of nutrient intakes and food consumption patterns in 18 month old children...
- Food access, availability, and affordability in 3 Los Angeles communities, Project CAFE, 2004-2006Andrea Misako Azuma
Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A27. 2010..The objective of this study was to evaluate food access, availability, and affordability in 3 nonoverlapping but similar low-income communities in urban Los Angeles, California...
- Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standardsGail Woodward-Lopez
Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3100, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2137-45. 2010..We assessed the impact of legislation that established nutrition standards for foods and beverages that compete with reimbursable school meals in California...
- Food and nutrient intakes of a population sample of 3-year-old children in the south west of England in 1996Pauline Emmett
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, UK
Public Health Nutr 5:55-64. 2002..To investigate food and nutrient intakes in 3-year-old children...
- Nutrition policy in FinlandPirjo Pietinen
National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
Public Health Nutr 13:901-6. 2010The present study describes the main actions in Finnish nutrition policy during the past decades...
- Using Dietary Reference Intake-based methods to estimate the prevalence of inadequate nutrient intake among school-aged childrenCarol West Suitor
Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, NJ, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:530-6. 2002..To estimate the prevalence of inadequate usual intakes of nutrients by school-aged children...
- Policies to promote healthy eating in Europe: a structured review of policies and their effectivenessSara Capacci
Department of Statistics, University of Bologna, Via Belle Arti 41, Bologna, Italy
Nutr Rev 70:188-200. 2012..The currently available evidence is very heterogeneous across policy types and is often incomplete...
- The school food environment and student body mass index and food consumption: 2004 to 2007 national dataYvonne M Terry-McElrath
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S45-56. 2009....
- Young children's food in Liverpool day-care settings: a qualitative study of pre-school nutrition policy and practiceFfion Lloyd-Williams
Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:1858-66. 2011..To explore nutrition and food provision in pre-school nurseries in order to develop interventions to promote healthy eating in early years settings, especially across deprived communities...
- From policy to plate: barriers to implementing healthy eating policies in primary schools in WalesSue Moore
Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Health Policy 94:239-45. 2010....
- Changes in school environments with implementation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003Martha M Phillips
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S54-61. 2010..We conclude that Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 is associated with a number of changes in school environments and policies, resulting from both statewide and local initiatives spawned by the Act...
- A province-wide school nutrition policy and food consumption in elementary school children in Prince Edward IslandMegan L Mullally
Holland College, Charlottetown, PEI
Can J Public Health 101:40-3. 2010..In Prince Edward Island, a nutrition policy for elementary schools was adopted province-wide in 2006...
- Food-based strategies to meet the challenges of micronutrient malnutrition in the developing worldKraisid Tontisirin
Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO ESNA, C 244 Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy
Proc Nutr Soc 61:243-50. 2002....
- A new recommendation for dietary fiber in childhoodC L Williams
Child Health Center, American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY, USA
Pediatrics 96:985-8. 1995..This range of dietary fiber intake is thought to be safe even if intake of some vitamins and minerals is marginal, should provide enough fiber for normal laxation, and may help prevent future chronic disease...
- Changing nutrition standards in schools: the emerging impact on school revenueChristopher M Wharton
Department of Nutrition, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
J Sch Health 78:245-51. 2008..This review provides an overview of the few revenue-related studies published recently, as well as information from a sampling of state reports on the subject...
- Fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents and adults in the United States: percentage meeting individualized recommendationsJoel Kimmons
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Medscape J Med 11:26. 2009..MyPyramid provides recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption based on individual calorie requirements as determined by an individual's age, sex, and physical activity level...
- School food environments and policies in US public schoolsDaniel M Finkelstein
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 801, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Pediatrics 122:e251-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to describe school food environments and policies in US public schools and how they vary according to school characteristics...
- Dietary intakes at child-care centers in central Texas fail to meet Food Guide Pyramid recommendationsAlison Padget
Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 105:790-3. 2005..Intakes at home did not compensate for lack of grain and vegetable consumption during child care...
- US adolescents and MyPyramid: associations between fast-food consumption and lower likelihood of meeting recommendationsRhonda S Sebastian
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food Surveys Research Group, BARC West, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:226-35. 2009..To determine whether fast-food consumption is associated with adolescents' food group intakes and likelihood of meeting recommendations outlined in the MyPyramid Food Guidance System...
- Improvements in middle school student dietary intake after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition PolicyKaren Weber Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Am J Public Health 98:111-7. 2008We assessed the effect of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on middle school student lunchtime food consumption.
- Validating a nutrient profile modelCarukshi Arambepola
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Public Health Nutr 11:371-8. 2008..The model ranks foods according to their healthiness and categorises foods into 'healthier' and 'less healthy' foods...
- Inadequate nutrient intakes are common and are associated with low diet variety in rural, community-dwelling elderlyT A Marshall
Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
J Nutr 131:2192-6. 2001..Recommendations to increase diet variety and consume a nutrient supplement may be necessary for elderly people to achieve adequate nutrient intakes...
- Is price a barrier to eating more fruits and vegetables for low-income families?Diana Cassady
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 9561, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1909-15. 2007....
- Impact of school district sugar-sweetened beverage policies on student beverage exposure and consumption in middle schoolsDonna B Johnson
Center for Public Health Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 3410, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S30-7. 2009..To determine the associations between 1) exposure to sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in middle schools and student consumption of SSB during the school day; and 2) school district policies about SSB and exposure to SSB in schools...
- Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study: do vitamin and mineral supplements contribute to nutrient adequacy or excess among US infants and toddlers?Ronette Briefel
Mathematica Policy Research Inc, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:S52-65. 2006..To report the prevalence of dietary supplement use in a random sample of US infants 4 to 24 months of age, and to compare demographic characteristics, usual nutrient intakes, and food patterns of supplement users and nonusers...
- Effectiveness of school programs in preventing childhood obesity: a multilevel comparisonPaul J Veugelers
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Room 13 106D, Clinical Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
Am J Public Health 95:432-5. 2005..In light of the alarming increase in childhood obesity and lack of evidence for the effectiveness of school programs, we studied the effects of school programs in regard to preventing excess body weight...
- Diet quality measures and cardiovascular risk factors in France: applying the Healthy Eating Index to the SU.VI.MAX studyAdam Drewnowski
Center for Public health Nutrition and the Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 28:22-9. 2009..To examine associations between diet quality measures, lifestyle variables, and cardiovascular risk factors in a large cohort of French adults...
- Short-term temporal stability in observed retail food characteristicsShannon N Zenk
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Department of Health Systems Science, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 42:26-32. 2010..This study evaluated short-term (2-week), within-season temporal stability in retail food availability, prices, and quality...
- To what extent have high schools in California been able to implement state-mandated nutrition standards?Sarah E Samuels
Samuels and Associates, Inc, Oakland, California 94612, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S38-44. 2009..To determine extent and factors associated with implementation of California's school nutrition standards 1 year after standards became active...
- A comprehensive coding system to measure the quality of school wellness policiesMarlene B Schwartz
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:1256-62. 2009..70), and individual items (intraclass correlation coefficient 0.72). This coding system provided a reliable method for analyzing and comparing school district wellness policies in single or multistate studies...
- Food sales outlets, food availability, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British ColumbiaKaren Rideout
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Can J Public Health 98:246-50. 2007..food sales outlets, the types of foods offered for sale in all school food outlets, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British Columbia...
- An accelerated nutrition transition in IranHossein Ghassemi
National Study on Food and Nutrition Security in Iran, Shahrak Ghods, Tehran
Public Health Nutr 5:149-55. 2002..To describe the emergence of the nutrition transition, and associated morbidity shifts, in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
- Availability and consumption of competitive foods in US public schoolsMary Kay Fox
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:S57-66. 2009..With ongoing efforts to develop and implement school wellness policies, there is a need for information about the availability and consumption of competitive foods in schools...
- Nutritional quality of the diets of US public school children and the role of the school meal programsMelissa A Clark
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:S44-56. 2009..Because the school meal programs--the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program--are so widely available, they are in a unique position to influence the nutritional quality of children's diets...
- Optimal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels for multiple health outcomesHeike A Bischoff-Ferrari
Deptartment of Rheumatology, Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Adv Exp Med Biol 624:55-71. 2008..While estimates suggest that 2000 IU vitamin D3 per day may successfully and safely achieve this goal, the implications of 2000 IU or higher doses for the total adult population need to be addressed in future studies...
- The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemicLisa R Young
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, New York City, 10012 1172, USA
Am J Public Health 92:246-9. 2002....
- Effects of federal legislation on wellness policy formation in school districts in the United StatesCarol Heard Longley
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas Women s University, Denton, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:95-101. 2009..The top barriers to wellness policy development and implementation were the need to use food in fundraising and competition for time...
- MEALTRAIN: what do inpatient hospitalized children choose to eat?Maya Obadia
Division of Cardiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr 156:685-6. 2010..0 +/- 0.56 servings of fruits and vegetables/day, which decreased to 3.5 +/- 0.27 servings when juice was removed. "Foods-to-limit" were ordered 3.8 +/- 0.31 times/day. Interventions to improve healthier choices are warranted...
- Food Stamps, the Thrifty Food Plan, and meal preparation: the importance of the time dimension for US nutrition policyDonald Rose
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:226-32. 2007The Thrifty Food Plan (TFP) has a unique role in US Nutrition Policy, integrating both dietary guidance and antihunger policies...
- Dietary guidelines for the Spanish populationJ Aranceta
Community Nutrition Unit, Bilbao Department of Public Health, Spain
Public Health Nutr 4:1403-8. 2001....
- School competitive food policies: perceptions of Pennsylvania public high school foodservice directors and principalsElaine McDonnell
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:271-6. 2006....
- Case study on nutrition labelling policy-making in CanadaEllen M Vogel
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Can J Diet Pract Res 71:85-92. 2010....
- Assessment of dietary intake of patients with irritable bowel syndromeAnna Prescha
Department of Food Science and Dietetics, Medical University, Wrocław
Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 60:185-9. 2009..The majority of IBS individuals did not meet recommendations for carbohydrate intake. Calcium and cooper intake was below the Polish RDA. The insufficient vitamin B2 intake and excessive Fe supply have been shown in the male patients...
- Evaluating the distribution of school wellness policies and practices: a framework to capture equity among schools serving the most weight-vulnerable childrenMarilyn S Nanney
University of Minnesota, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, 717 Delaware St, SE, Suite 166, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1436-9. 2008
- Healthier choices and increased participation in a middle school lunch program: effects of nutrition policy changes in San FranciscoJanet M Wojcicki
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1542-7. 2006..of overweight children and adolescents, the San Francisco Unified School District implemented a progressive nutrition policy beginning in August 2003...
- Impact of Maine's statewide nutrition policy on high school food environmentsJanet E Whatley Blum
Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave, Gorham, ME 04038, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A19. 2011We assessed the effect on the food environments of public high schools of Maine's statewide nutrition policy (Chapter 51), which banned "foods of minimal nutritional value" (FMNV) in public high schools that participated in federally ..
- Food-based dietary guidelines--the Austrian perspectiveJ Koenig
Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria
Br J Nutr 81:S31-5. 1999....
- Food environments in university dorms: 20,000 calories per dorm room and countingMelissa C Nelson
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:523-6. 2009..The objective of this research was to conduct a detailed, observational assessment of food and beverages available in college-student dormitory rooms...
- The impact of the Texas public school nutrition policy on student food selection and sales in TexasKaren W Cullen
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Am J Public Health 99:706-12. 2009We assessed the statewide impact of the 2004 Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on foods and beverages served or sold in schools.
- Developing school nutrition policies: enabling and barrier factorsDebbie MacLellan
Department of Family and Nutritional Sciences, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Can J Diet Pract Res 70:166-71. 2009..The study was conducted to identify the enabling and barrier factors in the development of nutrition policies in Prince Edward Island elementary and consolidated schools...
- Double standards for community sports: promoting active lifestyles but unhealthy dietsBridget Kelly
Cancer Council New South Wales, Kings Cross New South Wales
Health Promot J Austr 19:226-8. 2008..Obesity prevention initiatives must consider both physical activity and nutrition to be effective. Community sports venues have the capacity to promote healthy lifestyles through physical activity as well as healthy food choices...
- Pros and cons of proposed interventions to promote healthy eatingEric Finkelstein
Health, Social and Economics Research, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:163-71. 2004..This evaluation will allow policymakers to make more informed decisions concerning the relative merits of these strategies in combating the obesity epidemic...
- Diet, genes and disease: implications for nutrition policyMichael J Gibney
Institute of European Food Studies, Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Proc Nutr Soc 63:491-500. 2004..Once accepted in clinical nutrition, the diet-gene interaction will filter into the prevention of disease in public health nutrition...
- Socio-economic status, dietary intake and 10 y trends: the Dutch National Food Consumption SurveyK F A M Hulshof
TNO Nutrition and Food Research Institute, Zeist, The Netherlands
Eur J Clin Nutr 57:128-37. 2003..To study differences in dietary intake between adults with different socioeconomic status (SES) and trends over time...
- Nutrition policy is taking shape in EuropeUrsula Trübswasser
World Health Organization WHO Regional Office for Europe, Scherfigsvej 8, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Public Health Nutr 12:295-306. 2009The present paper aims at describing the current status of nutrition policy in the WHO European Region and to discuss the implications for public health...
- Statewide assessment of local wellness policies in Pennsylvania public school districtsClaudia Probart
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University, 5 Henderson Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1497-502. 2008..The ability of local wellness policies to impact childhood obesity will depend on efforts at both the school and district levels to implement and enforce local wellness policies...
- Inland capture fisheriesRobin L Welcomme
Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2881-96. 2010..Inland fisheries are less heavily exploited in South and Central America, and in the North and South temperate zones inland fisheries are mostly oriented to recreation rather than food production...
- Innovative legal approaches to address obesityJennifer L Pomeranz
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT, USA
Milbank Q 87:185-213. 2009..Scientific advances, gaps in the current regulatory environment, and new ways of conceptualizing rights and responsibilities offer a foundation for legal innovation...
- An evaluation of a nutrition intervention at childcare centres in South AustraliaLouisa Matwiejczyk
Southern Adelaide Health Service, South Australia
Health Promot J Austr 18:159-62. 2007..This paper describes an incentive initiative that aimed to improve the nutrition provided to children attending childcare centres in the southern metropolitan area of South Australia between 2001 and 2003...
- Dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviour among Australian secondary students in 2005Maree Scully
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
Health Promot Int 22:236-45. 2007..Continual monitoring of these behaviours is essential to help inform research and policy and identify where future efforts should be directed...
- Foods commonly eaten in the United States, 1989-1991 and 1994-1996: are portion sizes changing?Helen Smiciklas-Wright
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 103:41-7. 2003..To compare quantities consumed per eating occasion in 1989-1991 and 1994-1996 was the objective of this study...
- Food consumption among preschoolers. Does the school make a difference?Carine Vereecken
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
Appetite 51:723-6. 2008..Significant school level variables were availability of sugared milk drinks and having food rules in the school policy...
- Overview of nutrition reference and dietary recommendations in Japan: application to nutrition policy in Asian countriesMelissa K Melby
Nutrition Education Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1, Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:394-8. 2008..This symposium and the Asian network are initial steps toward integrating nutriology into Asia-wide nutrition-based public health research and programs such as Japanese Shokuiku (eating education)...
- Lay people's views of school food policy options: associations with confidence, personal values and demographicsAnthony Worsley
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Health Educ Res 21:848-61. 2006..However, differences between demographic and values groups suggest the need for caution in the promotion of public health nutrition initiatives among schoolchildren...
- Vitamin A deficiency in Bangladesh: a review and recommendations for improvementF Ahmed
Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Public Health Nutr 2:1-14. 1999..The result of experience with different strategies and interventions designed to improve vitamin A status are then reviewed, leading to a discussion of key options for action, as well as important areas for research and evaluation...
- Promoting a healthy diet for older people in the communityR Neno
Thames Valley University, London
Nurs Stand 20:59-65; quiz 66. 2006..The constituents of a healthy diet are examined and the causes and effects of malnutrition explored. This will help nurses to understand and undertake effective nutritional assessment for patients in the community...
- Risk-benefit analysis of micronutrientsA G Renwick
Clinical Pharmacology Group, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton SO16 7PX, UK
Food Chem Toxicol 42:1903-22. 2004..Using this approach risk managers, working closely with risk assessors, will be able to define ranges of intake based on a balance between the risks of deficiency (or lack of benefit) and toxicity...
- Food and nutrient consumption patterns in third trimester Thai-Muslim pregnant women in rural southern ThailandSumalika Piammongkol
Food Science and Nutrition Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani, Thailand
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:236-41. 2004..Integrated strategies should be considered to promote increased intakes to meet nutrient recommendations...
- Ethnicity and race influence the folate status response to controlled folate intakes in young womenCydne A Perry
Department of Human Nutrition and Food Science, Cal Poly Pomona University, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
J Nutr 134:1786-92. 2004..S. RDA for the 3 largest ethnic/racial groups in the United States...
- Energy and nutrient intake of young-old, old-old and very-old elderly in GermanyD Volkert
Department of Nutrition Science, University of Bonn, Germany
Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1190-200. 2004..Reliable information about the nutritional status of elderly people in Germany is lacking...
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- Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary SupplementsSuzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- BONY EFFECTS OF TRANSIENT NONSKELETAL ILLNESSRobert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Bone-Sparing by Ca Salts With & Without Extra PhosphorusRobert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Food environment, diet quality, and disparities in obesityAdam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Spatial analyses and multilevel regression models will be used to test the hypothesis that physical and economic access to foods sources may predict dietary energy density and obesity rates. ..
- Family Eats: Cancer Prevention for FamiliesKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2009..This is a relatively low cost method for improving health and quality of life. ..
- INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKEKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001..Positive findings from this study should be applicable to middle schools where snack bars are available. ..
- Food environment, diet quality, and disparities in obesityAdam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2009..Spatial analyses and multilevel regression models will be used to test the hypothesis that physical and economic access to foods sources may predict dietary energy density and obesity rates. ..
- Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for DaughtersKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003..This feasibility or pilot study will provide the foundation for a full scale intervention focused on dietary change. ..
- An Exploratory Center for Obesity Research (RMI)Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..By promoting interagency collaborations, these efforts will help the NIH develop a roadmap on how to effectively translate research findings into national, state, and local health policy. ..
- Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schoolsKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving SB participation may be an important public health environmental intervention with both significant health and academic outcomes. ..
- Improving Utah School Food EnvironmentsMARILYN NANNEY; Fiscal Year: 2007..The University of Utah is a major academic institution with many distinguished scientists, and offers an excellent environment for Dr. Nanney to develop her skills and gain additional expertise to accomplish her goals. ..
- Intergenerational Resemblances in Eating: the CSFIISibylle Kranz; Fiscal Year: 2007..All analysis will be conducted stratified by children's age (2-5, 6-11, and 12-18 years old), weighted, and survey design corrected to maintain the nationally representative character of the data. ..
- MUSCLE PROTEIN METABOLISM AND NUTRITION IN THE ELDERLYRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will provide the metabolic basis for the formulation of a nutritional supplement that should optimally stimulate net muscle protein synthesis. ..
- SUBSTRATE CYCLING IN ENERGY METABOLISMRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..This information will provide a physiological basis for the development of a practical approach to controlling increased triglyceride synthesis in insulin resistant states. ..
- EXERCISE EFFECTS ON PROTEIN METABOLISMRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study will also contribute to our understanding of the mechanism whereby nutritional intake affects muscle protein metabolism. ..
- Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, AgingBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
- CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGEBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
- Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment DynamicsBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
- MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGINGBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- COMPARE DIET, LIFE STYLE, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISKPenny Kris Etherton; Fiscal Year: 2000..abstract_text> ..
- NUTRITION COUNSELING TO REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIAPenny Kris Etherton; Fiscal Year: 2000..g. eat more whole grain bread products and less saturated fat from animal products) compared with usual care study participants. ..
- Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and ObesityBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
- Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, AgingBarry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, AgingBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. ..
- UNC Interdisciplinary Obesity Training (IDOT)(RMI)Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity DynamicsBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
- Obesity and Metabolic Risk Disparities: Underlying Food Environment FactorsBarry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our overall impact is to identify economic and food environment factors that are associated with health and can be addressed as potential targets for intervention to reduce disparities in obesity and metabolic risk. ..
- MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGINGBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002..They include data collection at the community level through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..