November is American Diabetes Month and the Journal of the American Dietetic Association takes a closer look at how family income can have an effect on a child's risk for the disease. Other studies in the issue take a closer look at children's health including the effect that counseling and increased physical activity have on children's obesity.
 
This issue’s news:
·Diabetes Risk Higher among Children in Low-Income Families
·Heart Failure Risk Higher in High-Fat Dairy and Egg Eaters; Lower in Whole Grain Eaters
 
Research studies featured in the November 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association include:
·Cognitive, Behavioral and Social Factors are Associated with Bias in 9-11 Year Old Schoolchildren's Dietary Questionnaire Self Reports
·Providing Obesity Prevention Counseling to Children During a Primary Care Clinic Visit: Results From a Pilot Study
·Grains Are Similarly Categorized by 8-13 Year Old Children
·Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Child Care: What Parents Recommend
·Black Children With High Preferences for Fruits and Vegetables are at Less Risk of Being at Risk of Overweight or Overweight
 
News release derived from MedicalNewsToday.comRead the full article >>

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