Factors influencing sweet drink consumption among preschool-age children: a qualitative analysis.

CONCLUSION: Sweet drink consumption among preschool-age children is influenced by multiple factors across all domains of the socio-ecological model. Parents and grandparents are calling for education, healthy environments and supportive policies. SO WHAT?: Contrary to common rhetoric, children's sweet drink consumption is often influenced by factors beyond parental control. A multi-component strategy is required to support parents and grandparents in their efforts to make healthy choices for their children. PMID: 31724247 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research

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Source: BMC Oral Health - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionAs a result of this equivocal outcome within the systematic review, body mass index and dental caries present as a complex association. Further long-term studies are required to translate the findings into clinical practice.
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Conclusions: The findings suggest a U-shaped relationship between severe dental caries and both ends of anthropometric measures among pre-school Chinese children. The findings highlight the importance of integrating oral and general health promotion policies. Primary health care providers are encouraged to incorporate dental screening, counselling and referral for treatment for severe caries to promote appropriate growth and overall health of children. PMID: 31648582 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals. One in five baby foods tested had over 10 times the 1-ppb limit of lead endorsed by public health advocates, although experts agree that no level of lead is safe. The results mimicked a previous&nb...
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Conclusions: There was no significant correlation between dental caries and BMI in preschool children of rural and urban areas. Obesity/overweight was more prevalent in urban preschool children, whereas rural preschool children predominantly were underweight.
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Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) - New analysis has found that more than 100,000 hospital admissions for children under the age of ten in England due to tooth decay over a three year period. This statement calls on the new government to stand by previous commitments in the Childhood Obesity Plan and Prevention Green Paper to improve children's oral health in England.StatementPress release
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