Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, February

Are Our Children "Diseased"?
[Author Affiliation]David L. Katz. Editor-in-Chief, Childhood Obesity; Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT.Address correspondence to: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, Childhood Obesity,...
Environmental Change Strategies to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity and Reduce Disparities
[Author Affiliation]Jamie F. Chriqui. 1 Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.Christina D. Economos. 2 Associate Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition...
Global Childhood Obesity Update
Australia Sees Reduction in Childhood Obesity RatesThe World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University in Australia, and the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland in New Zealand reported a...
Hot Papers in the Literature
Receptivity to television fast-food restaurant marketing and obesity among US youthAm J Prev Med. 2013 Nov;45(5):560-568.McClure AC, Tanski SE, Gilbert-Diamond D, Adachi-Mejia AM, Li Z, Li Z, Sargent JD.Background: Advertisement of fast food on TV may...
Pairing Vegetables with a Liked Food and Visually Appealing Presentation: Promising Strategies for Increasing Vegetable Consumption among Preschoolers
[Author Affiliation]Danielle C.S. Correia. 1 School of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.Meghan O'Connell. 2 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT.Melinda L. Irwin. 3 Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Social...
People, Projects, and Programs
The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is joining the university's Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), a hub for the study of public policy and training of future policy leaders. The Rudd Center, a renowned specialized study center,...
Preventing Chronic Disease through Improving Food and Activity Environments
--, Jamie Devereaux, Features EditorThe prevention of obesity and attendant chronic diseases is a major public health priority. Childhood Obesity interviews prevention experts, Larry Cohen, Founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, and...
School Year versus Summer Differences in Child Weight Gain: A Narrative Review
[Author Affiliation]Tom Baranowski. 1 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.Teresia O'Connor. 1 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor...
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