Utility of eButton images for identifying food preparation behaviors and meal-related tasks in adolescents
Food preparation skills may encourage healthy eating. Traditional assessment of child food preparation employs self- or parent proxy-reporting methods, which are prone to...
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C-sections and Gut Bacteria May Up Childhood Obesity Risk
An overweight or obese woman when delivering vaginally, the risk of overweight in her child is three times higher, and when giving birth via cesarean-section , the risk is five...
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Salmonella outbreak in Colorado growing; 2 restaurants closed
A Colorado burrito restaurant, forced to close after catering two community college events where some attendees were sickened with Salmonella poisoning, did poorly in health...
2 days ago - Food Safety
C-sections and gut bacteria linked to childhood obesity risk
New CHILD Study research has found that overweight and obese women are more like to have children who are overweight or obese by three years of age-and that bacteria in the gut...
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Dietary quality linkage to overall competence at school and emotional disturbance in representative Taiwanese young adolescents: dependence on gender, parental characteristics and personal behaviors
Child school performance during puberty may be at increased risk through emotional disturbance. It is hypothesized that this may be mitigated by dietary quality.
2 days ago - Nutrition Journal
Sweet, bitter, fat: Genetics play a role in kids' snacking patterns
The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study found. The study investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet, fat and...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Sleep and Obesity
In my latest child care book, Obesity Prevention for Children: Before It's Too Late: A Program for Toddlers and Preschoolers, I discuss the interesting relationship between...
2 days ago - Pediatrics for Parents
Arrogant, snooty Neil deGrasse Tyson mocks those who prayed for the child victims of school shootings
In the days and weeks following mass shootings like the one we saw in South Florida, it appears as though it's not just the conservatives' refusal to jump on the gun control...
3 days ago - Natural News
McDonald's, But Not Your Child's Elementary School, Removes Chocolate Milk From Their Menu
Not sure if you caught this news release last week. It detailed McDonald's announcement that they'll be overhauling their standard Happy Meal offering in a bid to, "support...
4 days ago - Weighty Matters
Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy could protect against childhood obesity
Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, but what if that consideration needed to happen before the baby was even born?
5 days ago - News Medical