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obesity AND chilhood

Ximena Díaz Martínez, Carmen Mena Bastías, Carlos Celis-Moralesl, Carlos Salas, Pedro Valdivia Moral
BACKGROUND: interventions aiming to develop healthy lifestyle behaviours at early age could be an effective way of reducing childhood obesity. AIMS: to evaluate the effect of a dietary and physical activity intervention on reducing childhood obesity. METHODS: 312 students took part on this 5 month intervention study. The intervention included dietary talk delivered to children and their parents in addition to 45 minutes of daily physical activity modules...
July 1, 2015: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
Madalena Cunha, Graça Aparício, João Duarte, Anabela Pereira, Carlos Albuquerque, António Oliveira
INTRODUCTION: Nowadays, it is an evidence that maternal obesity is an important predictor of obesity in the descendants, not being consensual if that influence comes from the interaction between genes and facilitators family contexts or both. OBJECTIVES: 1) To determinate the prevalence of the child overweight; 2) to classify the nutritional status and metabolic risk of the progenitors; 3) to analyze the effect of the markers of the family metabolic risk in the expression of the illness in the child...
May 2013: Atencion Primaria
Enrique Casado de Frías
In the last years there has been a growing interest in chilhood obesity in all developed countries. There is a great concern that is prevalence has raised 2-3 fold during the last 20 years. In the spanish chilhood population the obesity prevalence is estimated around 13%. Of note also, a number of other pathologies develop concomitantly with obesity during chilhood. These include type 2 diabetes, a range of respiratory problems, a metabolic syndrome, liver steatosis and seudotumor cerebri among others. Taking for granted that chilhood obesity in its roots is an exogenous disorder, preventive interventions should focus on modifying those ethiologies, improving the ways and nature of chilhood nutrition and its social and ludic behaviours...
2006: Anales de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina
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