Malnutrition & Obesity
It has been hypothesised that an ‘activitystat’ may biologically regulate energy expenditure or physical activity levels, thereby limiting the effectiveness of physical activity interventions.
This study focuses on the comparison of weekday/weekend parent-child behavioural patterns (step count (SC) and screen time (ST)) and answers the question of whether achieving the recommendations for daily SC (…
NPR: They’re Caught In A Crisis That Isn’t Hitting The Headlines “…Malnutrition is at a catastrophic level in northeastern Nigeria, … says Doctors Without Borders. According to the medical aid group, the number of malnourished people could be as high as half a million. Children are starving — and dying. Thousands of these displaced people…More
Go-Golborne is a pilot intervention to prevent childhood obesity in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea between 2014 and 2018.
Undernutrition is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in infants and children worldwide.
Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face “severe acute malnutrition” due to drought and a seven-year insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF said on Thursday. Of the 475,000 deemed at risk, 49,000 in Nigeria’s Borno state, Boko Haram’s heartland, will die this year if they do not receive
The benefits of physical activity on physical and mental health are well known.
Publication date: Available online 21 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Suzanne J.
Rising rates of childhood obesity have become a pressing issue in public health, threatening both the mental and physical well-being of children.
Little is known about the association of dissatisfaction with body weight – a component of body image – with depression in individuals of different sex, age, and with different body mass index (BMI).
The consumption of fruit and vegetables is low worldwide, particularly in LICs, and this is associated with low affordability. Policies worldwide should enhance the availability and affordability of fruits and vegetables.