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Chronic diseases, such as type II diabetes, are on the rise worldwide. There is consistent evidence that physical activity and healthy eating are important lifestyle factors which affect the risk for… (More)
BACKGROUND During their preschool years children establish nutritional and physical activity (PA) habits that may contribute to the development of overweight and obesity. OBJECTIVE To examine the… (More)
Background Worldwide, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among preschoolers increased to 6.7% in 2010. During preschool years children establish nutritional and physical activity habits that… (More)
Approximately 69% of U.S. adults are obese or overweight, with African Americans (AA) and Mexican Americans (MA) shouldering disproportionate burdens when compared to Caucasian Americans (CA). Desp...