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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.
Reducing morbidity and mortality related to overweight and obesity is a public health priority. Various interventions in school and worksite settings aim to maintain or achieve healthy weight. ToExpand
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Putting Physical Activity Where It Fits in the School Day: Preliminary Results of the ABC (Activity Bursts in the Classroom) for Fitness Program
Introduction Despite well-documented evidence that physical activity is beneficial to children, average fitness levels of US children have declined. Lack of physical activity has been associated withExpand
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Acute dark chocolate and cocoa ingestion and endothelial function: a randomized controlled crossover trial.
BACKGROUND Studies suggest cardioprotective benefits of dark chocolate containing cocoa. OBJECTIVE This study examines the acute effects of solid dark chocolate and liquid cocoa intake onExpand
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Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Retraction: Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis
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Effects of sugar-sweetened and sugar-free cocoa on endothelial function in overweight adults.
BACKGROUND Studies of cocoa suggest an array of cardiovascular benefits; however, the effects of daily intake of sugar-free and sugar-sweetened cocoa beverages on endothelial function (EF) have yetExpand
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Effects of Walnut Consumption on Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of daily walnut consumption on endothelial function, cardiovascular biomarkers, and anthropometric measures in type 2 diabetic individuals. RESEARCH DESIGN ANDExpand
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Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective:To determine the effectiveness of school-based strategies for obesity prevention and control using methods of systematic review and meta-analysis.Methods:Peer-reviewed studies publishedExpand
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Effects of Walnuts on Endothelial Function in Overweight Adults with Visceral Obesity: A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover Trial
Objectives: Metabolic syndrome is a precursor of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Walnut ingestion has been shown to reduce CVD risk indices in diabetes. This randomized controlledExpand
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Performance characteristics of NuVal and the Overall Nutritional Quality Index (ONQI).
BACKGROUND Improving diets has considerable potential to improve health, but progress in this area has been limited, and advice to increase fruit and vegetable intake has largely gone unheeded. Expand
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Partners reducing effects of diabetes (PREDICT): a diabetes prevention physical activity and dietary intervention through African-American churches.
Type 2 diabetes is epidemic in the United States with greater incidence rates in African-American communities. Lifestyle interventions during the phase of insulin resistance mitigate cardiovascularExpand
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