All articles: Παχυσαρκία

Dietary indexes associated with childhood obesity

Purpose: The aim of the present review is to collect all the existing nutritional and diet indexes which have been associated with anthropometric measurements and obesity in studies with children and adolescents.

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The role of breakfast in health

Since breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day, it has been studied for many years. However, due to the fact that there is not a precise definition for this meal, it is difficult to make conclusions by current literature.

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Prevalence of underweight and overweight in children in the primary schools of municipality of Dion Pierias

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among primary school children in the municipality of Dion, Pierias, Greece.

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The effect of consuming different snacks on energy intake and body weight in females: A clinical trial

Objective: To investigate the long-term effects of the daily consumption of isoenergetic quantities of fresh banana, banana juice or water, as snacks, on energy intake and body weight in healthy women.

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Behavioral treatment of obesity

Behavioral modification in the context of obesity treatment refers not to a single intervention scheme, but rather to a set of principles, which can be combined with other therapeutic approaches.

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Food fiscal policies: A literature review

Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic during the last decades, undermining the health and well-being of people in developing as well as developed countries.

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