Public Health Nutrition

Children not eating enough fruit and veg

Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows. The findings are a part of an EU-funded ...

Jul 17, 2014
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Kids who cook hungrier for healthy food choices

(Medical Xpress) -- Getting kids to pass up junk food in favour of healthier fruits and veggies has led to many a mealtime meltdown for parents everywhere. Now, researchers from the University of Alberta offer ...

Jun 27, 2012
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Foods identified as 'whole grain' not always healthy

Current standards for classifying foods as "whole grain" are inconsistent and, in some cases, misleading, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely used industry ...

Jan 10, 2013
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As kids age, snacking quality appears to decline

The average U.S. child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet quality in ...

May 06, 2014
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Longer life for those who follow nutritional guidelines

Those who follow the nutritional guidelines issued by Sweden's National Food Agency live longer. This is shown by a new study of the diets of 17 000 Swedish men and women over a long period of time. The greatest effect ...

Jun 22, 2012
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