Public Health Nutrition

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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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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Healthier foods available in neighborhoods

Changes to the federal food assistance program for low-income women and their children improved the availability of healthy foods at small and medium-size stores in New Orleans, according to research from ...

Aug 21, 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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