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Media tagged with "obesity"

CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | Partnering With Community Institutions to Increase Access to Healthful Foods Across Municipalities - CDC policy  foods  disease  chronic  community  CDC  partnering  institutions  healthful  municipalities  obesity  access  intervention  retail  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Food Desert  corner store  healthy food 

Low-income and minority communities have higher rates of nutrition-related chronic diseases than do high-income and nonminority communities and often have reduced availability to healthful foods.

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CDC

Combatting Childhood Obesity | CDC Features children  childhood  CDC  childhood obesity  obesity  overweight  physical activity  CDC Features  children's health 

Recent scientific studies are beginning to show progress against the childhood obesity epidemic, but the numbers of young people affected by obesity remain at high levels. Learn what you can do to combat childhood obesity.

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CDC

Combatting Childhood Obesity | CDC Features CDC  childhood obesity  obesity  overweight  physical activity  CDC Features  children's health 

Recent scientific studies are beginning to show progress against the childhood obesity epidemic, but the numbers of young people affected by obesity remain at high levels. Learn what you can do to combat childhood obesity.

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CDC

September is National Childhood Obesity Month | CDC Features food  fruits  vegetables  childhood obesity  obesity  physical activity  CDC Features  child health 

The numbers of young people affected by obesity remain at high levels. Learn what you can do to combat childhood obesity.

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CDC

Key Findings: Modeling the Potential Public Health Impact of Prepregnancy Obesity on Adverse Fetal and Infant Outcomes health  features  CDC  outcomes  infant  public  ncbddd  obesity  findings  modeling  potential  prepregnancy  fetal 

The journal Obesity has published a new study online: “Modeling the Potential Public Health Impact of Prepregnancy Obesity on Adverse Fetal and Infant Outcomes.” You can read the article’s abstract here. See below for a summary of the findings from this article.

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CDC

CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month | CDC Features health  features  foods  support  tobacco  celebrates  CDC  baby  healthy  month  nutrition  babies  obesity  communities  minority  breastfeeding  health disparities  health equity  african american  hispanic 

April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2016 is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” Learn what CDC is doing and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities.

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CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Tackling the Tobacco and Obesity Epidemics - CDC prevention  disease  role  chronic  tobacco  CDC  partnerships  obesity  publicprivate  tackling  epidemics  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Community Health Planning 

In response to the illness and death caused by preventable chronic diseases, the US Department of Health and Human Services created Communities Putting Prevention to Work to support community efforts in tackling tobacco use and obesity through policy, systems, and environmental change. As part of this program, 10 national nonprofit organizations with prevention expertise were funded and matched with specific community objectives. Most tobacco and obesity-related matched objectives were successfully accomplished by communities. Public–private partnerships should be considered when addressing chronic disease prevention.

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CDC

Leap Into Fall! | CDC Features health  features  play  CDC  fall  obesity  leap  into  physical activity  chronic disease  CDC Features  healthy living  active living  outdoors 

Autumn is a great time to engage in physical activities outdoors.

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NCI

Obesity and Cancer cancer  risk  dietary  activity  breast  obesity  weight  mass  overweight  BMI  physical  energy  3.70 

A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking overweight and obesity to the risk of various cancers and to cancer survivorship.

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NCCIH

7 Tips: Know the Facts About Supplements Marketed for Weight Loss alternative  tips  complementary  obesity  weight  diet  integrative  dietary supplements  weight loss 

An evidence-based summary of information on weight loss and dietary supplements for you to share with your health care provider.

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NHLBI

What Is Metabolic Syndrome? obesity  dysmetabolic  hypertriglyceridemic  insulin resistance  syndrome x 

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. The term "metabolic" refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body's normal functioning.

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NIEHS

Obesity health  research  science  environment  obesity  weight  overweight  conditions and diseases  obese 

Millions of Americans and people worldwide are overweight or obese.

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