Malnutrition & Obesity
Agence France-Presse: 1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF “Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, the U.N. children’s agency said Monday…” (2/20). Deutsche Welle: UNICEF warns that 1.4 million children could die from famine in four countries “…UNICEF,…More
Devex: U.K. pledges $249M to South Sudan and Somalia in response to famine “The U.K. has pledged 200 million British pounds ($249 million) in humanitarian aid to Somalia and South Sudan, after the United Nations declared a famine in South Sudan and issued famine warnings for Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria on Monday. The announcement means…More
Recent population dietary studies indicate that diets rich in ultra-processed foods, increasingly frequent worldwide, are grossly nutritionally unbalanced, suggesting that the dietary contribution of these foo…
There is a theoretical basis for believing that healthy lifestyle interventions can improve mental well-being and evidence to show that mental well-being is protective of future health.
CNN: Looking Forward with Bill Gates “Despite widespread global problems like hunger and malaria, Bill Gates has an optimistic outlook on the planet’s future — along with a few ideas on how to make it even better. In this video series, CNN meets the men and women bringing those ideas to life…” (Marc et al.,…More
Publication date: March 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 177 Author(s): Phillip Baker, Timothy Gill, Sharon Friel, Gemma Carey, Adrian Kay Effective obesity prevention requires a synergistic mix of population-level interventions including a strong role for government and the regulation of the marketing, labelling, content and pricing of energy-dense foods and beverages.
Weight loss in individuals at high risk of diabetes is an effective prevention method and a major component of the currently prevailing diabetes prevention strategies.
Extensive work has focused on the effects of nutrition label information on consumer behavior on the one hand, and on the effects of packaging graphics on the other hand.
The rapid rise in the prevalence of physical inactivity-related diseases has become a serious public health issue worldwide.
Publication date: March 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 177 Author(s): Denise D.
Facilitating and enhancing interaction between stakeholders involved in the policymaking process to stimulate collaboration and use of evidence, is important to foster the development of effective Health Enhan…