ASN Supports National Childhood Obesity Month
September is National Childhood Obesity Month, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Nutrition, Physical
Obesity and overweight during pregnancy reduces cord blood hepcidin
Iron availability during pregnancy and in the infant after birth are critical for neurocognitive and socioemotional development of the child.
Dietary carbohydrate and energy expenditure: Exploring biological mechanisms of body-weight control
A meta-analysis of 29 controlled-feeding studies sheds new light on the relation between macronutrient composition and total energy expenditure, according
Is There an Association between a Pregnant Mother’s Diet and Her Child’s Weight?
Study results published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that a mother’s diet during pregnancy has a long-term
ASN Supports Healthy Weight Week, January 24-30, 2021
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity affects more than 40% of Americans, placing them at
Does the Concept of Food Addiction Help Us Better Manage Overeating and Obesity?
AJCN’s Great Debates in Nutrition series applies scientific evidence to argue the pros and cons of viewing overeating and obesity
Is there a link between temporal dietary patterns and obesity?
Traditional investigation of the diet-health relation tends to focus on singular behaviors such as breakfast skipping or aspects of dietary
Food attributes: Why some foods may be better than others for satisfying hunger
Studies have shown that satiety-promoting foods, those that prolong digestion and reduce appetite, may facilitate weight loss by helping to
A simple dietary modification may help reduce liver disease in obese children
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, characterized by abnormal accumulation of fat within the liver, is associated with childhood obesity. Nonalcoholic fatty
Does consuming more lean unprocessed beef influence type 2 diabetes risk?
It remains unclear whether the association of red meat consumption with increased risk of type 2 diabetes is due to