Nutrition/Obesity

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Fast food consumption linked to asthma, eczema

August 10, 2018

Read the Perspective from Kristi King, MPH, RDN, CNSC, LD

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Smokers 40% more likely to have children with obesity

August 8, 2018
Parents who smoked had 40% greater odds of having children who were overweight or obese, according to findings recently published in the Journal of the American Board
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Nutrition bar improves lung function in overweight, obese teens with asthma

July 20, 2018
Teens with overweight or obesity and uncontrolled asthma who consumed two nutritional supplement bars daily and attended nutrition and exercise classes experienced…
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Adherence to Mediterranean diet improves teens' grades

July 18, 2018
The Mediterranean diet, one that includes frequent consumption of fruits and vegetables, breads, legumes, nuts and seeds, with most fats consumed through olive oil, has…
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A Novel Approach to the Study of Pediatric Obesity: A Biomarker Model

Pediatric Annals, June 2012, Volume 41 Issue 6
Yet, the biologic processes underpinning the connection between childhood and later adulthood obesity are unclear. The…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: Hockey Hall of Famer says more research needed on concussions

February 1, 2018
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