Evidence Snapshots – ANA. VicHealth Healthy Eating Strategy 2017 19. Lower rates of overweight and obese 4-year olds. Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Adults. Skip to main content Home > Publications Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Adults Published online:
Bidirectional associations between psychosocial well-being and adherence to healthy dietary guidelines in European children: prospective findings from the IDEFICS study. Participants The present study includes children from the Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-Induced Health Effects in Children and Infants study (IDEFICS).
IDEFICS is a prospective cohort study with an embedded intervention, including eight European countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Sweden). The general purpose of IDEFICS is to understand how to prevent overweight in children while considering its multifactorial etiology. Ethics approval was obtained from review boards responsible in each country. 'Stark' increase in overweight youngsters.
Image copyright Getty Images There is a "stark" increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese, new data suggests.
The study of nearly 12,000 children found 25% were overweight or obese at age seven, rising to 35% at 11. Maybe You’d Exercise More If It Didn’t Feel So Crappy. Some people love to exercise.
But plenty more do not, and urging them on with information about how healthy exercise can be hasn’t exactly been shown to sway the masses. Only about half of Americans report meeting the government’s exercise recommendations, RCH National Child Health Poll.
The Growing Toll of Our Ever-Expanding Waistlines. Factors Influencing Early Feeding of Foods and Drinks Containing Free Sugars—A Birth Cohort Study. 1.
Introduction The first years of life are a critical period in childhood development and health. Children’s everyday exposure to food marketing: an objective analysis using wearable cameras. Theconversation. The research also reveals that the rise in child and adolescent obesity in high income countries is beginning to slow down.
And that in low and middle income countries — especially in Asia — it is accelerating. These findings should not be a surprise to anyone. Obesity is an issue with no geographical, ethnicity, age or gender boundaries. Rather, obesity is the inevitable consequence of an “obesogenic” environment that we have constructed for ourselves. Early food for future health: a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of an eHealth intervention aiming to promote healthy food habits from early childhood. Childhood overweight and obesity represents a huge public health challenge globally [1, 2].
Childhood overweight and obesity entails major negative consequences for children’s physical and mental health, and track into adulthood with attendant metabolic derangements that increase morbidity and mortality [3, 4]. There is also evidence of a relationship between early unhealthy dietary patterns and poorer mental health in children and adolescents . In Norway, childhood overweight and obesity are affecting 11–16% of the children, and there is a trend towards higher prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in the group of children with parents of lower socioeconomic status .
Can trying to meet specific exercise goals put us off being active altogether? Encouraging people to meet specific fitness goals when they are new to exercising can be ineffective.
In fact, it may even make it harder to become active, according to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Does this sound familiar? Health Check: should I replace sugar with artificial sweeteners? We know Australians are consuming too much sugar.
The latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show 52% of the population are consuming more than is recommended, and this is affecting weight and dental health. But criticism of sugar is so widespread that sugar in foods such as milk and fruit have also come under fire. We should be mindful it’s really added sugar we need to focus on. Whole foods such as fruit and milk come with many other beneficial components. Fruit also contains vitamins, fibre and various phytochemicals compared to other sources of sugar, such as soft drinks. Attainment of ‘5-2-1-0’ obesity recommendations in preschool-aged children - ScienceDirect.
The Implications of Screen Time for Young Children. The Implications of Screen Time for Young Children Author: Lily Dong, SIRC Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 09:00 In June, the Canadian Paediatric Society released new screen time guidelines for children under 5years old.
Everybody active, every day: a framework to embed physical activity into daily life. ‘Everybody active, every day’ is a national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into the fabric of daily life and make it an easy, cost-effective and ‘normal’ choice in every community in England. PHE has co-produced the framework with over 1,000 national and local leaders in physical activity and is calling for action from providers and commissioners in: health, social care, transportation, planning, education, sport and leisure, culture, the voluntary and community sector, as well as public and private employers.
To make active lifestyles a reality for all, the framework’s 4 areas for action will: change the social ‘norm’ to make physical activity the expectation develop expertise and leadership within professionals and volunteers create environments to support active lives identify and up-scale successful programmes nationwide. Start Active, Stay Active (UK) Physical activity: applying All Our Health. Introduction Regular physical activity has significant benefits for health and can prevent many health conditions. Facts about physical activity The population is around 20% less active than in 1961. Fitness Trackers and Counting Steps: Marketing Ploy or Health Tool? Fitness Trackers and Counting Steps: Marketing Ploy or Health Tool? Author: Lily Dong, SIRC Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 09:07.
System change for families. Children and Young People Living Well and Staying Well: New Zealand Childhood Obesity Programme Baseline Report 2016/17. Skip to main content Home > Publications Children and Young People Living Well and Staying Well: New Zealand Childhood Obesity Programme Baseline Report 2016/17 Published online: 09 June 2017 This report was developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Sport New Zealand, the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Health Promotion Agency. Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives. Skip to main content Home > Publications Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives. How We Eat – Reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size.
Obesity Update 2017. Do No Harm: Moving Beyond Weight Loss to Emphasize Physical Activity at Every Size. A Life-Long Approach to Physical Activity for Brain Health. Big Change Starts Small. Healthy Kids Pro - Weight management resources for health professionals : Healthy Kids Pro. 2016 HSR Survey Report FINAL 12January2017 #653497. Death by diet: Half of cardiometabolic deaths linked to food. AUST summary food epi report. Scientifically-designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases. Good Habits for Life. Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies. Do physical activity interventions in Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand improve activity levels and health outcomes? A systematic review. To tackle childhood obesity we must all be concerned, but also take action.
Interactive body map: physical inactivity and the risks to your health. Improving Population Health by Working with Communities Action Guide Aug2016. Savings, Longevity and the Year in Fitness. Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association. Childhood Obesity Causes & Consequences. Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies. How can we prevent type 2 diabetes in children? Obesity overtaking smoking as biggest health threat: AMA. Philadelphia has joined the ranks of those putting public health ahead of big sugary business - New Zealand Listener. Indigenous peoples Open Access Journals. Teenage weight gain down to dramatic drop in calories they burn. Healthy Living Apps Guide. Obesity in the Early Childhood Years: State of the Science and Implementation of Promising Solutions: Workshop Summary. Healthy Living. Untitled.
Ending Childhood Obesity - WHO report. Physical Activity ‘Magic Bullet’ for Obesity, Heart Disease : Florida Atlantic University. Vanuatu Basketball Federation launch their Hoops for Health program. 2016 Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour.
Obesity data and stats. Want to eat well? Forget about willpower. Calories vs physical activity Inforgraphics - Inspiration. Food and Nutrition. The Role of Individual Agency for more Equitable and Effective Diet and Obesity Interventions. Are brief interventions to increase physical activity cost-effective? A systematic review. Evidence of greater weight loss in supported programmes.
Wellington Regional Council: Genuine Progress Index. Active Living Research. Obesity data downloadables. Junk-food junkies go healthy when rewarded. What is the Fit Families program? ParticipACTION 150 Play List. Fighting childhood obesity: Signs of Progress. Physical activity prescription: a critical opportunity to address a modifiable risk factor for the prevention and management of chronic disease: a position statement by the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine.