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Assessment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity
Accurate appropriate assessment of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents is a critical aspect of contemporary medical care. However, physicians and other health care professionals mayExpand
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Prevention of pediatric overweight and obesity.
The dramatic increase in the prevalence of childhood overweight and its resultant comorbidities are associated with significant health and financial burdens, warranting strong and comprehensiveExpand
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Bariatric surgery for severely overweight adolescents: concerns and recommendations.
As the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related disease among adolescents in the United States continues to increase, physicians are increasingly faced with the dilemma of determining the bestExpand
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Use of World Health Organization and CDC Growth Charts for Children Aged 0–59 Months in the United States (Excerpt)
In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health, and the American Academy of Pediatrics convened an expert panel to review scientific evidence andExpand
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Adoption of Body Mass Index Guidelines for Screening and Counseling In Pediatric Practice
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine pediatrician implementation of BMI and provider interventions for childhood overweight prevention and treatment. METHODS: Data were obtained fromExpand
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Overview of zinc absorption and excretion in the human gastrointestinal tract.
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  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutrition
  • 1 May 2000
Zinc homeostasis is primarily maintained via the gastrointestinal system by the processes of absorption of exogenous zinc and gastrointestinal secretion and excretion of endogenous zinc. AlthoughExpand
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Added Sugars and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Children: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Background: Poor lifestyle behaviors are leading causes of preventable diseases globally. Added sugars contribute to a diet that is energy dense but nutrient poor and increase risk of developingExpand
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Zinc bioavailability and homeostasis.
Zinc has earned recognition recently as a micronutrient of outstanding and diverse biological, clinical, and global public health importance. Regulation of absorption by zinc transporters in theExpand
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Bone mineral density changes during lactation: maternal, dietary, and biochemical correlates.
The objectives of this study were to characterize the effects of lactation and weaning on maternal bone mineral density (BMD) and on biochemical markers of bone turnover, and to determine the effectsExpand
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Biomarkers of Nutrition for Development (BOND)-Zinc Review.
Zinc is required for multiple metabolic processes as a structural, regulatory, or catalytic ion. Cellular, tissue, and whole-body zinc homeostasis is tightly controlled to sustain metabolic functionsExpand
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