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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-15T02:13:10-0400
The purpose of this study is to test methods for preventing weight gain in normal-weight and overweight women aged 25 through 44. Participants will complete brief questionnaires about thei...
Excessive gestational weight gain is a major public health problem. Traditional face-to-face intervention programs has been shown to be succesful in order to promote healthier weight gains...
This proposal is part of a broader research agenda that posits healthy gestational weight gain (GWG) may be achieved through behavioral intervention and may potentially reduce adverse mate...
This randomized controlled trial assesses the efficacy of a 6-week, dissonance-based, weight-gain prevention program (Fit4Duty) designed to reduce unhealthy weight gain among military serv...
There have been some preliminary studies, primarily in animals, that suggest that exposure to some of the chemicals in our everyday environment, such as the chemicals found in plastics, ma...
To examine if a brief midwifery education and training session incorporated into annual mandatory training improves the knowledge and confidence of midwives to support healthy weight gain and manageme...
Gestational weight gain (GWG) is an independent and modifiable factor for a healthy pregnancy. Gestational weight gain above or below the Institute of Medicine Guidelines has been shown to impact both...
Behavioral nudges in the food environment increase healthy choices, but it is unknown if they improve diet and health. The ChooseWell 365 study will determine if an automated, personalized worksite in...
Reference growth studies of captive rhesus macaque infants have not accounted for diarrhea and the potential for growth stunting or growth faltering. Healthy infants without diarrhea could be used to ...
To assess brachial artery distensibility and associated factors in healthy primigravidas.
Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.
Nurses whose goal is to improve health and quality of life in a population or community through the prevention and treatment of disease and other physical and mental health conditions, the surveillance of cases and health indicators, and the promotion of healthy behaviors through public education and awareness.
Services providing counseling and activities that help overweight individuals to attain a more healthy body weight.
Expected weight of a healthy normal individual based on age, sex, and height. Thus, a malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body weight.
Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.