Prevalence of dental caries and its association with body mass index among school-age children in Shenzhen, China

The objective was to evaluate the current status of ...
Source: BMC Oral Health - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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(Natural News) Most processed food products and drinks today contain either sugar or high fructose corn syrup (HFSC) as sweeteners. According to researchers, the increased consumption of such food products and beverages could be linked to the widespread development of health conditions such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. While most researchers would agree that consuming...
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Abstract In the United States, people are more likely to have poor oral health if they are low-income, uninsured, and/or members of racial/ethnic minority, immigrant, or rural populations who have suboptimal access to quality oral health care. As a result, poor oral health serves as the national symbol of social inequality. There is increasing recognition among those in public health that oral diseases such as dental caries and periodontal disease and general health conditions such as obesity and diabetes are closely linked by sharing common risk factors, including excess sugar consumption and tobacco use, as well...
Source: Annual Review of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Annu Rev Public Health Source Type: research
Because I wanted a benign and healthy way for followers of the Wheat Belly lifestyle to recreate dishes such as chocolate chip cookies, cheesecake, and pies with none of the health problems of grains or sugars, I helped Wheat-Free Market develop its Virtue Sweetener  product. Yes, you could do without such sweeteners. But I learned long ago when I introduced Wheat Belly concepts to patients in my cardiology practice that having options while entertaining friends, during holidays, and pleasing kids was important for staying on course on this lifestyle. Before I understood how to use such natural sweeteners, patients wo...
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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.
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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
Conclusion: Dental caries and nutritional status exhibited different b ehaviors in the population studied, which were driven by the sociodemographic profile of the family.RESUMO Objetivo: estabelecer a rela ção do estado nutricional e o desenvolvimento da cárie dentária em pré-escolares no município de Sobral, Ceará. Métodos: foram realizados uma avaliação nutricional e um levantamento epidemiológico em saúde bucal numa amostra constituída por 92 crianças na faixa etária de 5 anos em du as escolas do município. O...
Source: RGO - Revista Gaucha de Odontologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Obesity and tooth wear or decay may have a common cause: consumption of soda and other sugary, acidic or carbonated drinks.
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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]
Source: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Acta Odontol Scand Source Type: research
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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(CNN) — Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children’s fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy. Why would loving parents do this? Perhaps because US beverage companies spent $20.7 million to advertise fun, fruity drinks with added sugars to families in 2018, according to Children’s Drink Facts 2019, a new report from the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. “I know that parents want their children to be healthy, but the sweetened drink market is just incredibly co...
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