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- McCloud, Emily; Papoutsakis, Constantina
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2011 v.111 no.7 pp. 1052-1064
- Mediterranean diet; adrenal cortex hormones; asthma; bronchodilators; chest; childhood; childhood obesity; children; chronic diseases; cough; diet therapy; disease control; drug therapy; eating habits; food allergies; foods; gastroesophageal reflux; healthy diet; mouth; nutrition assessment; risk; risk factors; weight control; United States
- ... Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children. Prevalence has increased in the past 2 decades and has reached a plateau of approximately 9% of children in the United States, affecting about 6.7 million children. The increased prevalence of childhood asthma has paralleled the increased prevalence in childhood obesity. Changes in diet have also been implicated in the increased prevalence of ...
- Bucholz, Emily M.; Desai, Mayur M.; Rosenthal, Marjorie S.
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2011 v.111 no.7 pp. 1021-1030
- Dietary Guidelines; National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; Recommended Dietary Allowances; calcium; folic acid; food and nutrition programs; iron; minerals; multivariate analysis; niacin; nutritional adequacy; potassium; preschool children; preschools; protein intake; proteins; regression analysis; riboflavin; risk; saturated fatty acids; selenium; students; thiamin; vitamin A; vitamin E
- ... Objective: To determine whether dietary intakes of children enrolled in Head Start programs differ from those of children not attending preschool or children in non-Head Start programs. Design: Using data from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, low-income, 3- to 5-year-old children were categorized into one of four preschool groups: Head Start (n=184), non-Head Start ( ...