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The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review.
Psychiatric and medical effects of anabolic-androgenic steroid use. A controlled study of 160 athletes.
Major mood disturbances associated with anabolic-androgenic steroids may represent an important public health problem for athletes using steroids and sometimes for the victims of their irritability and aggression.
Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.
- D. Katz, M. O’Connell, William Dietz
- MedicineMMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and…
- 7 October 2005
The Task Force determined that insufficient evidence existed to determine the effectiveness of combination nutrition and physical activity interventions to prevent or reduce overweight and obesity in school settings because of the limited number of qualifying studies reporting noncomparable outcomes.
Anorexia nervosa and "reverse anorexia" among 108 male bodybuilders.
Evaluating the impact of mobile telephone technology on type 2 diabetic patients' self-management: the NICHE pilot study.
- Zubaida Faridi, Lauren S Liberti, K. Shuval, V. Northrup, Ather Ali, D. Katz
- MedicineJournal of evaluation in clinical practice
- 1 June 2008
Although the technology appears feasible in a clinical setting technology must be made more user-friendly before a larger phase II trial is conducted, the results indicate the intervention had a positive impact on some clinical outcome and self-efficacy.
Understanding barriers and facilitators of fruit and vegetable consumption among a diverse multi-ethnic population in the USA.
Focus group results indicate that most participants were aware of the health benefits associated with a diet rich in F&V, Yet many admitted not adhering to the Health and Human Service's recommendations, and must be addressed through health promotion intervention.
Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis
- D. Katz, M. O’Connell, V. Njike, Ming-chin Yeh, H. Nawaz
- MedicineInternational Journal of Obesity
- 31 July 2007
Combination nutrition and physical activity interventions are effective at achieving weight reduction in school settings and several promising strategies for addressing obesity in the school setting are suggested.
Cocoa and chocolate in human health and disease.
Overall, research to date suggests that the benefits of moderate cocoa or dark chocolate consumption likely outweigh the risks, including increased risk of weight gain.
Effects of Walnut Consumption on Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects
A walnut-enriched ad libitum diet improves endothelium-dependent vasodilatation in type 2 diabetic individuals, suggesting a potential reduction in overall cardiac risk.
Acute dark chocolate and cocoa ingestion and endothelial function: a randomized controlled crossover trial.
- Zubaida Faridi, V. Njike, S. Dutta, Ather Ali, D. Katz
- MedicineThe American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 July 2008
The acute ingestion of both solid dark chocolate and liquid cocoa improved endothelial function and lowered blood pressure in overweight adults and sugar content may attenuate these effects, and sugar-free preparations may augment them.