Welcome to BioMed Central's Nutrition Gateway, highlighting the latest articles we have published in this field as well as news items of interest. Content is continually updated, so please bookmark this page and ensure you check it regularly.
A systematic review on energy drinks, from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
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Increased television viewing between 29 and 53 months is associated with increased waist circumference and reduced explosive leg strength at 8 - 10 years old, independent of physical activity levels, according to this study of 1314 children.
This article presents a model of health promotion in school settings with a focus on stakeholder engagement in all phases of intervention design, implementation, and evaluation. This engagement leads to increased uptake and success compared to traditional prescriptive initiatives.
A study of changing diet habits in Northern Sweden, comprising 140,000 observations over 30 years, found that adherence to low carbohydrate-high fat diets increased after heavy promotion in the media, leading to increased serum cholesterol and associated cardiovascular risk.
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