Using appreciative inquiry methodology to develop a weight management program for obese children in New Zealand
An appreciative inquiry approach to obesity research can uncover resiliency factors within families that can be applied to obesity prevention and treatment programs.
Association between adolescents’ consumption of total and different types of sugar-sweetened beverages with oral health impacts and weight status
Daily consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is prevalent among adolescents and is consistently associated with higher odds of oral health impacts. Different types of sugar-sweetened beverages were differentially associated with oral health impacts and weight status.
Two roads converge in a yellow wood
The Public Health Association of Australia recently published an article by Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder calling for a further examination of the social and economic factors that shape the world for children and impact on obesity.
Contribution of discretionary food and drink consumption to socio-economic inequalities in children’s weight: prospective study of Australian children
Existing data shows children in Australia’s lowest socioeconomic group are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those in the highest. Contribution of discretionary food and drink consumption to socio-economic inequalities in children’s weight: prospective study of Australian children examines the drivers of these inequalities.