This multicenter, population-based birth cohort study examined whether fish intake in pregnancy is associated with offspring growth and the risk of childhood overweight and obesity.
This report summarizes the workshop presentations and discussion, including identification of high-priority topics for further research.
Haines and colleagues conducted a randomized trial to examine the effectiveness of a home-based intervention to improve household routines known to be associated with childhood obesity among a sample of low-income, racial/ethnic minority families with young children. Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS, provides a related editorial.
This cross-sectional study found population-level improvements in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity among fifth-grade students in California that coincided with the period following statewide competitive food and beverage standards implementation (2005-2010).
This study examines the effect of water jets on standardized body mass index, overweight, and obesity in elementary school and middle school students enrolled in public schools in New York City.
This cross-sectional study of middle school and high school students and administrators suggests that full implementation of the US Department of Agriculture school meal and competitive venue standards can improve school nutritional environments.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a responsive parenting intervention on infant weight gain between birth and 28 weeks and overweight status at age 1 year.