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Reducing unhealthy weight gain in children through community capacity-building: results of a quasi-experimental intervention program, Be Active Eat Well
Background:Be Active Eat Well (BAEW) was a multifaceted community capacity-building program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for children (aged 4–12 years) in the Australian town ofExpand
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Contribution of ‘noncore’ foods and beverages to the energy intake and weight status of Australian children
Objectives:The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is based on five core food groups and water. Foods or beverages that do not fit into these groups are considered extra or ‘noncore’. We tested theExpand
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What are the key food groups to target for preventing obesity and improving nutrition in schools?
Objective: To determine differences in the contribution of foods and beverages to energy consumed in and out of school, and to compare consumption patterns between school canteen users and noncanteenExpand
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Lunchbox contents of Australian school children: room for improvement
Objective:In light of the increasing prevalence of obesity in children and the potential of schools as a setting for intervention, we aimed to identify the main foods and beverages consumed atExpand
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The Influence of Social Problem-Solving Ability on the Relationship Between Daily Stress and Adjustment
This study examined the role of social problem solving as a moderator and a mediator of the relationship between daily stressful events and adjustment in a sample of 259 college students. ProblemExpand
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Overweight and obesity prevalence in children based on 6- or 12-month IOTF cut-points: does interval size matter?
The International Obesity Taskforce (IOTF) recommends using age- and gender-specific body mass index (BMI) cut-points for defining the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children. These areExpand
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Impact of the predatory mite Anystis baccarum (Prostigmata: Anystidae) on apple rust mite Aculus schlechtendali (Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) populations in Northern Ireland Bramley orchards
Summary Anystis baccarum is a common predatory mite in Northern Ireland Bramley orchards. To determine its effect on Aculus schlechtendali populations, sticky traps and sprays of demeton-S-methylExpand
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Body size of New Zealand Pacific Islands children and teenagers.
AIM To describe the mean height, weight and body mass index of Pacific Islands children aged 5-18 years residing in New Zealand and compare them with international reference charts commonly used inExpand
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Active Transport to Work in Australia: Is it all downhill from here?
Physical inactivity is increasing in Australia and active forms of transportation may be one way to increase the working population's daily physical activity. We used travel-to-work data fromExpand
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