Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
Even with highly conservative estimates, >40% of all UK patients with ALL were underweight, overweight or obese at diagnosis in the most recent trial for which UK data are available (UKALL 97/99, 1997-2002).
Scandinavian journal of public health
As expected, sex differences in physical fitness expanded from age 13 to 15. Strength and power increased more in males than females. Aerobic capacity increased slightly in males while remaining stable or tending to decline in females. Balance and gross motor coordination improved identically in males and females from age 13 to 15. Compared to Euro...
Phytotherapy research : PTR
The present study investigated the efficacy and safety effects of Sinetrol-XPur (polyphenolic citrus dry extract) in weight management; metabolic parameters; and inflammatory, glycemic and oxidative status. In a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Sinetrol-XPur was given to overweight subjects twice daily with meals in the ...
Human reproduction (Oxford, England)
What is the relationship between body size, physical activity and semen parameters among male partners of couples attempting to become pregnant? Overweight and obesity are associated with a higher prevalence of low ejaculate volume, sperm concentration and total sperm count. Higher BMI is associated with impaired semen parameters, while increasing ...
International journal of preventive medicine
Regular moderate intensity physical activity and lipid lowering effects of Nigella sativa (N. sativa) supplementation may be appropriate management for sedentary overweight females. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to examine the effects of long-term N. sativa supplementation and aerobic training on lipid profile and maximal oxygen consu...
Physical fitness might attenuate the influence of overweight on the development of eating disorders in adolescents.
Journal of hypertension
There is a growing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in West Africa and among its migrants to industrialized countries. Despite this, no study has reviewed CVD risk factor prevalence among West Africans in Africa and industrialized countries. To appraise studies on the prevalence of two CVD risk factors (hypertension and overw...
Health promotion international
Healthier lifestyles may contribute to prevent overweight in adolescents. Although school-based interventions show promising results, adoption and implementation by secondary schools and involvement of parents is difficult. Our study aims to gain a better understanding of the problem awareness and beliefs of school staff and parents regarding adole...
Cyclic alternating pattern characteristics in children related to nutritional status and were altered in overweight subjects during slow-wave sleep. We suggest that the more frequent oscillatory pattern of electroencephalographic slow activity in overweight subjects might reflect less stable slow-wave sleep episodes.
In the Netherlands, almost one quarter of the children is overweight. (VUmc, 2012) This percentage keeps on rising. Overweight is expected to be the world’s largest health care problem in 2050. Children deserve special attention, since research by EPODE (Ensemble, Prévenons l’Obésité Des Enfants) shows that children that are overweight have a bigge...