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  1. Most research on parenting and childhood obesity and obesity-related behaviours has focused on mothers while fathers have been underrepresented. Yet, recent literature has suggested that fathers uniquely influ...

    Authors: Julie Latomme, Nele Huys, Greet Cardon, Philip J. Morgan, Mina Lateva, Nevena Chakarova, Jemina Kivelä, Jaana Lindström, Odysseas Androutsos, Esther M. González-Gil, Pilar De Miguel-Etayo, Anna Nánási, László R. Kolozsvári, Yannis Manios and Marieke De Craemer

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:100

    Content type: Research

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  2. The long-term effect of calorie labeling on fast-food purchases is unclear. McDonald’s voluntarily labeled its menus with calories in 2012, providing an opportunity to evaluate this initiative on purchases.

    Authors: Joshua Petimar, Maricelle Ramirez, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Stephanie Linakis, Jewel Mullen, Christina A. Roberto and Jason P. Block

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:99

    Content type: Research

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  3. Behaviour change techniques (BCTs) employed within PA intervention for pregnant women with a healthy body mass index (BMI) have been previously identified, however, these BCTS may differ for other weight profi...

    Authors: Caragh Flannery, Milou Fredrix, Ellinor K. Olander, Fionnuala M. McAuliffe, Molly Byrne and Patricia M. Kearney

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:97

    Content type: Review

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  4. Evidence on the association between sitting for extended periods (i.e. prolonged sedentary time (PST)) and cardio-metabolic health is inconsistent in children. We aimed to estimate the differences in cardio-me...

    Authors: Katrien Wijndaele, Thomas White, Lars Bo Andersen, Anna Bugge, Elin Kolle, Kate Northstone, Niels Wedderkopp, Mathias Ried-Larsen, Susi Kriemler, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs, Stephen J. Sharp, Søren Brage…

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:96

    Content type: Research

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  5. Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern. School-based interventions hold great promise to combat the rising trend of childhood obesity. This systematic review aimed to assess the overall effects of s...

    Authors: Zheng Liu, Han-Meng Xu, Li-Ming Wen, Yuan-Zhou Peng, Li-Zi Lin, Shuang Zhou, Wen-Hao Li and Hai-Jun Wang

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:95

    Content type: Review

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  6. Insufficient physical activity, short sleep duration, and excessive recreational screen time are increasing globally. Currently, there are little to no data describing prevalences and correlates of movement be...

    Authors: Taru Manyanga, Joel D. Barnes, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Antonio Prista and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:94

    Content type: Research

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  7. Previous reviews have suggested that infrastructural interventions can be effective in promoting cycling. Given inherent methodological complexities in the evaluation of such changes, it is important to unders...

    Authors: Famke J. M. Mölenberg, Jenna Panter, Alex Burdorf and Frank J. van Lenthe

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:93

    Content type: Review

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  8. A significant proportion of the Canadian diet comes from foods purchased in restaurant settings. In an effort to promote healthy eating, the province of British Columbia (BC) implemented the Informed Dining Progr...

    Authors: Lana Vanderlee, Christine M. White and David Hammond

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:92

    Content type: Research

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  9. Women living in rural areas face unique challenges in achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle that are related to multiple levels of the social-ecological framework. The purpose of this study was to evaluate chang...

    Authors: Sara C. Folta, Lynn Paul, Miriam E. Nelson, David Strogatz, Meredith Graham, Galen D. Eldridge, Michael Higgins, David Wing and Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:91

    Content type: Research

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  10. Eating rate is a basic determinant of appetite regulation: people who eat more slowly feel sated earlier and eat less. A high eating rate contributes to overeating and potentially to weight gain. Previous stud...

    Authors: Sander Hermsen, Monica Mars, Suzanne Higgs, Jeana H. Frost and Roel C. J. Hermans

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:90

    Content type: Research

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  11. Physical inactivity is a global public health problem, partly due to urbanization and increased use of passive modes of transport such as private motor vehicles. Improving accessibility to public transport cou...

    Authors: Vicki Brown, Alison Barr, Jan Scheurer, Anne Magnus, Belen Zapata-Diomedi and Rebecca Bentley

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:89

    Content type: Research

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  12. Given the high global prevalence of physical inactivity, there is a need to design cities that support active modes of transportation. High density diverse neighborhoods with good access networks have been ass...

    Authors: Mikko Kärmeniemi, Tiina Lankila, Tiina Ikäheimo, Soile Puhakka, Maisa Niemelä, Timo Jämsä, Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen and Raija Korpelainen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:88

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  13. Obesity and chronic diseases could be prevented through improved diet. Most governments require at least one type of food labeling system on packaged foods to communicate nutrition information and promote heal...

    Authors: Claudia Nieto, Alejandra Jáuregui, Alejandra Contreras-Manzano, Edna Arillo-Santillan, Simón Barquera, Christine M. White, David Hammond and James F. Thrasher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:87

    Content type: Research

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  14. Living in walkable neighborhoods may provide long-term cardio-metabolic health benefits to residents. Little empirical research has examined the behavioral mechanisms in this relationship. In this longitudinal...

    Authors: Manoj Chandrabose, Ester Cerin, Suzanne Mavoa, David Dunstan, Alison Carver, Gavin Turrell, Neville Owen, Billie Giles-Corti and Takemi Sugiyama

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:86

    Content type: Research

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  15. Growing evidence suggests that prolonged uninterrupted sitting can be detrimental to health. Much sedentary behaviour research is reliant on self-reports of sitting time, and sitting-reduction interventions of...

    Authors: Benjamin Gardner, Stuart Flint, Amanda L. Rebar, Stephen Dewitt, Sahana K. Quail, Helen Whall and Lee Smith

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:85

    Content type: Research

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  16. Policymakers need accurate data to develop efficient interventions to promote transport physical activity. Given the imprecise assessment of physical activity in trips, our aim was to illustrate novel advances...

    Authors: Basile Chaix, Tarik Benmarhnia, Yan Kestens, Ruben Brondeel, Camille Perchoux, Philippe Gerber and Dustin T. Duncan

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:84

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  17. Many lower-income and racially diverse communities in the U.S. have limited access to healthy foods, with few supermarkets and many small convenience stores, which tend to stock limited quantities and varietie...

    Authors: Melissa N. Laska, Caitlin E. Caspi, Kathleen Lenk, Stacey G. Moe, Jennifer E. Pelletier, Lisa J. Harnack and Darin J. Erickson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:83

    Content type: Research

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  18. In light of recent theories in behavioural economics, an intervention program with monetary incentives could be effective for helping patrons order healthy food, even if the incentive is small and less than on...

    Authors: Wataru Nagatomo, Junko Saito and Naoki Kondo

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:81

    Content type: Research

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  19. Evidence suggests eating home-prepared food (HPF) is associated with increased dietary quality, while dietary quality varies across socio-demographic factors. Although it has been hypothesised that variation i...

    Authors: Chloe Clifford Astbury, Tarra L. Penney and Jean Adams

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:82

    Content type: Research

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  20. Most physical activity interventions in children focus on the school setting; however, children typically engage in more sedentary activities and spend more time eating when at home. The primary aim of this cl...

    Authors: Scott Duncan, Tom Stewart, Julia McPhee, Robert Borotkanics, Kate Prendergast, Caryn Zinn, Kim Meredith-Jones, Rachael Taylor, Claire McLachlan and Grant Schofield

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:80

    Content type: Research

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  21. Use of food to soothe infant distress has been linked to greater weight in observational studies. We used ecological momentary assessment to capture detailed patterns of food to soothe and evaluate if a respon...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Adams, Michele E. Marini, Timothy R. Brick, Ian M. Paul, Leann L. Birch and Jennifer S. Savage

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:79

    Content type: Research

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  22. Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), as a component of a comprehensive strategy, has emerged as an apparent effective intervention to counteract the rising prevalence of overweight and obesity. Insigh...

    Authors: Michelle Eykelenboom, Maartje M. van Stralen, Margreet R. Olthof, Linda J. Schoonmade, Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis and Carry M. Renders

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:78

    Content type: Review

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  23. Nudges are used to alter lifestyles and thus curb the rise of non-communicable diseases. Physical activity is a core prevention strategy to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases. This paper aims to (1...

    Authors: S. Forberger, L. Reisch, T. Kampfmann and H. Zeeb

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:77

    Content type: Review

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  24. Research on picky eating in childhood obesity treatment is limited and inconsistent, with various instruments and questions used. This study examines the role of picky eating in a randomized controlled obesity...

    Authors: Pernilla Sandvik, Anna Ek, Karin Eli, Maria Somaraki, Matteo Bottai and Paulina Nowicka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:76

    Content type: Research

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  25. There is considerable uncertainty regarding the impact of tableware size on food consumption. Most existing studies have used small and unrepresentative samples and have not followed recommended procedures for...

    Authors: Daina Kosīte, Laura M. König, Katie De-loyde, Ilse Lee, Emily Pechey, Natasha Clarke, Olivia Maynard, Richard W. Morris, Marcus R. Munafò, Theresa M. Marteau, Paul C. Fletcher and Gareth J. Hollands

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:75

    Content type: Research

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  26. The potential effects of dishware size on energy intake are unclear, as many previous studies have been of low methodological quality. A newly published paper by Kosīte et al. (IJBNPA 10.1186/s12966-019-0826-1...

    Authors: Dana Lee Olstad and Clare Collins

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:73

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. The analysis of associations between accelerometer-derived physical activity (PA) intensities and cardiometabolic health is a major challenge due to multicollinearity between the explanatory variables. This ch...

    Authors: Eivind Aadland, Olav Martin Kvalheim, Sigmund Alfred Anderssen, Geir Kåre Resaland and Lars Bo Andersen

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:74

    Content type: Methodology

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  28. Physical activity is associated with improved physical and mental health among children, but many children do not meet the recommended hour per day of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity (MVPA). T...

    Authors: Ruth Salway, Lydia Emm-Collison, Simon J. Sebire, Janice L. Thompson, Deborah A. Lawlor and Russell Jago

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:72

    Content type: Research

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  29. Studies of the physical activity intention-behavior gap, and factors that may moderate the gap (e.g., habit, perceived behavioral control), can inform physical activity promotion efforts. Yet, these studies ty...

    Authors: Amanda L. Rebar, Ryan E. Rhodes and Benjamin Gardner

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:71

    Content type: Research

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  30. Integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines provide specific recommendations on screen viewing (SV), moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sleep to improve health of children and youth. However, few stu...

    Authors: Bozhi Chen, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Natarajan Padmapriya, Jiali Yao, Claire Goh, Kok Hian Tan, Fabian Yap, Yap-Seng Chong, Lynette Shek, Keith M. Godfrey, Shiao-Yng Chan, Johan G. Eriksson and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:70

    Content type: Research

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  31. Establishing healthy eating behaviours in early life has implications for health over the life course. As the majority of Australian children aged five and under regularly attend early childhood education and ...

    Authors: Suzanne Harte, Maryanne Theobald and Stewart G. Trost

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:69

    Content type: Research

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  32. Physical inactivity and sedentary behavior are major concerns for public health. Although global initiatives have been successful in monitoring physical activity (PA) worldwide, there is no systematic action f...

    Authors: André O. Werneck, Se-Sergio Baldew, J. Jaime Miranda, Oscar Díaz Arnesto, Brendon Stubbs and Danilo R. Silva

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:68

    Content type: Research

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  33. Teenagers are aggressively targeted by food marketing messages (primarily for unhealthy foods) and susceptible to this messaging due to developmental vulnerabilities and peer-group influence. Yet limited resea...

    Authors: Emily Truman and Charlene Elliott

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:67

    Content type: Review

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  34. Physical activity has beneficial effects on the health of cancer survivors. We aimed to investigate accelerometer-assessed physical activity and sedentary time in cancer survivors, and describe activity profil...

    Authors: M. G. Sweegers, T. Boyle, J. K. Vallance, M. J. Chinapaw, J. Brug, N. K. Aaronson, A. D’Silva, C. S. Kampshoff, B. M. Lynch, F. Nollet, S. M. Phillips, M. M. Stuiver, H. van Waart, X. Wang, L. M. Buffart and T. M. Altenburg

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:66

    Content type: Research

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  35. Pooling data from thigh-worn accelerometers across multiple studies has great potential to advance evidence on the health benefits of physical activity. This requires harmonization of information on body postu...

    Authors: Patrick Crowley, Jørgen Skotte, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Mark Hamer, Mette Aadahl, Matthew L. Stevens, Vegar Rangul, Paul J. Mork and Andreas Holtermann

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Water is recommended as the main beverage for daily fluid intake. Previous systematic reviews have studied the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children, but none have focused on water con...

    Authors: Carmen B. Franse, L. Wang, Florence Constant, Lisa R. Fries and Hein Raat

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:64

    Content type: Review

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  37. Sedentary behavior occurs largely subconsciously, and thus specific behavior change techniques are needed to increase conscious awareness of sedentary behavior. Chief amongst these behavior change techniques i...

    Authors: Sofie Compernolle, Ann DeSmet, Louise Poppe, Geert Crombez, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Hidde P. van der Ploeg and Delfien Van Dyck

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:63

    Content type: Review

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  38. Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the name of the collaborator group was missing from the author group.

    Authors: Soyang Kwon, Lars Bo Andersen, Anders Grøntved, Elin Kolle, Greet Cardon, Rachel Davey, Susi Kriemler, Kate Northstone, Angie S. Page, Jardena J. Puder, John J. Reilly, Luis B. Sardinha, Esther M. F. van Sluijs and Kathleen F. Janz

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:62

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:40

  39. The objective of this study was to develop and validate a short, self-administered questionnaire to assess diet quality in clinical settings, using the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) as reference.

    Authors: J. Lafrenière, S. Harrison, D. Laurin, C. Brisson, D. Talbot, P. Couture, S. Lemieux and B. Lamarche

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:61

    Content type: Research

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  40. Policy analysis is considered essential for achieving successful reforms in health promotion and public health. The only framework for physical activity (PA) policy analysis was developed at a time when the fi...

    Authors: Bojana Klepac Pogrmilovic, Grant O’Sullivan, Karen Milton, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Adrian Bauman, William Bellew, Nick Cavill, Sonja Kahlmeier, Michael P. Kelly, Nanette Mutrie, Michael Pratt, Harry Rutter, Andrea Ramirez Varela, Catherine Woods and Zeljko Pedisic

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:60

    Content type: Research

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  41. The built environment is reported to influence physical activity in populations, but longitudinal evidence about the impact of building new physical activity infrastructure is limited. This study aimed to pros...

    Authors: Ben J. Smith, Ruth MacKenzie-Stewart, Fiona J. Newton, Tilahun N. Haregu, Adrian Bauman, Robert J. Donovan, Ajay Mahal, Michael T. Ewing and Joshua D. Newton

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:59

    Content type: Research

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  42. Efficacious strategies to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption among youth are needed. This pilot study assessed the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a community-based youth empowerment int...

    Authors: Monica L. Wang, Marisa Otis, Milagros C. Rosal, Christina F. Griecci and Stephenie C. Lemon

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:58

    Content type: Research

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  43. In Australia, an estimated 57% of the population do not meet physical activity recommendations for health. The built environment is important for active living, and recreational trails provide safe and pleasan...

    Authors: Anne Grunseit, Melanie Crane, Paul Klarenaar, Jonathon Noyes and Dafna Merom

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:57

    Content type: Research

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  44. Front-of-Package nutrition labels (FoPLs) are intended to help reduce the incidence of nutrition-related non-communicable diseases through an improvement in diet quality. FoPLs have been shown to improve the n...

    Authors: Manon Egnell, Paolo Crosetto, Tania d’Almeida, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Mathilde Touvier, Bernard Ruffieux, Serge Hercberg, Laurent Muller and Chantal Julia

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:56

    Content type: Research

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  45. Understanding the early roots of physical activity and sedentary behaviors is critical to developing intervention programs that promote healthy lifestyle habits in infants and children. There is, however, no e...

    Authors: Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Francisco Perales, Phil Parker, Chris Lonsdale, Michael Noetel, Kylie D. Hesketh and Taren Sanders

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:55

    Content type: Research

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  46. Scalable interventions that improve the nutritional quality of foods in children’s lunchboxes have considerable potential to improve child public health nutrition. This study assessed the potential efficacy, f...

    Authors: Rachel Sutherland, Nicole Nathan, Alison Brown, Serene Yoong, Meghan Finch, Christophe Lecathelinais, Renee Reynolds, Alison Walton, Lisa Janssen, Clare Desmet, Karen Gillham, Vanessa Herrmann, Alix Hall, John Wiggers and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:54

    Content type: Research

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  47. Fathers’ parenting behaviours contribute to the development of children’s dietary behaviours and subsequent weight outcomes, yet the majority of research focusses on maternal influences. Understanding fathers’...

    Authors: Adam D. Walsh, Kylie D. Hesketh, Jill A. Hnatiuk and Karen J. Campbell

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:53

    Content type: Research

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  48. Prevalence of pediatric neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders (ND/MHD) is increasing in the United States and globally. ND/MHD are associated with higher risk of poor dietary, physical activity (PA), ...

    Authors: April Bowling, Rachel E. Blaine, Raghbir Kaur and Kirsten K. Davison

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:52

    Content type: Research

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  49. Recreation and sport facilities often have unhealthy food environments that may promote unhealthy dietary patterns among children. In response, some Canadian provinces have released voluntary nutrition guideli...

    Authors: Dana Lee Olstad, Kim D. Raine, Rachel J. L. Prowse, Dona Tomlin, Sara F. Kirk, Jessie-Lee D. McIsaac, Louise C. Mâsse, M. Susan Caswell, Rhona M. Hanning, Todd Milford and Patti-Jean Naylor

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:51

    Content type: Research

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  50. Interventions to reduce the saturated fat (SFA) content of food purchases may help reduce SFA consumption and lower cardiovascular risk. This factorial RCT aimed to examine the effect of altering the default o...

    Authors: Dimitrios A. Koutoukidis, Susan A. Jebb, José M. Ordóñez-Mena, Michaela Noreik, Melina Tsiountsioura, Sarah Kennedy, Sarah Payne-Riches, Paul Aveyard and Carmen Piernas

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2019 16:50

    Content type: Research

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