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The development of healthy eating habits in childhood is essential to reducing later risk of obesity. However, many parents manage fussy eating in toddlerhood with ineffective feeding practices that limit children's dietary variety and reinforce obesogenic eating behaviours. Understanding parents'...

Author(s)
Fraser, K.; Markides, B. R.; Barrett, N.; Laws, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2021, 17, 3,
Abstract

Background: In Bangladesh overweight and obesity among urban school children are on the rise. Urban school children tend to consume foods dense in calories and few fruits and vegetables which is associated with overweight and obesity. The current study explored the barriers and opportunities for...

Author(s)
Hasan, A. M. R.; Smith, G.; Rashid, M. H.; Selim, M. A.; Rasheed, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2021, 21, 1029, pp (01 June 2021)
Abstract

Objective. To present the results of a stakeholder analysis used to construct a map of the actors involved in the deliberation of a proposal to increase the tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in Mexico from 10 to 20 percent per liter. Materials and methods. A literature review and interviews to ...

Author(s)
Gómez-Dantés, O.; Orozco-Núñez, E.; Torres-de la Rosa, C. P.; López-Santiago, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Citation
Salud Pública de México, 2021, 63, 3, pp 436-443
Abstract

Background South Africa was the first sub-Saharan African country to implement a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax called the Health Promotion Levy (HPL) in April 2018. Given news media can increase public awareness and sway opinions, this study analyzed how the media represented the HPL,...

Author(s)
Essman, M.; Stoltze, F. M.; Carpentier, F. D.; Swart, E. C.; Taillie, L. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2021, 21, 454, pp (6 March 2021)
Abstract

Background: The burden of undernutrition is significant in Kenya. Obesity and related non-communicable diseases are also on the increase. Government action to prevent non-communicable diseases is critical. Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages has been identified as an effective mechanism to...

Author(s)
Wanjohi, M. N.; Thow, A. M.; Karim, S. A.; Asiki, G.; Erzse, A.; Mohamed, S. F.; Donfouet, H. P. P.; Juma, P. A.; Hofman, K. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Global Health Action, 2021, 14, 1902659,
Abstract

African consumers have purchased increasing amounts of processed food over the past 50 years. The opportunity cost of time of women and men has increased as more of them work outside the home, driving them to buy processed food and food prepared away from home to save arduous home-processing and...

Author(s)
Reardon, T.; Tschirley, D.; Liverpool-Tasie, L. S. O.; Awokuse, T.; Fanzo, J.; Minten, B.; Vos, R.; Dolislager, M.; Sauer, C.; Dhar, R.; Vargas, C.; Lartey, A.; Raza, A.; Popkin, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2021, 28,
Abstract

Background: The excessive consumption of free sugars is mainly responsible for the high prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in industrialized countries. More and more studies indicate that fructose is involved in the pathophysiology and also in the degree of disease of non-alcoholic fatty...

Author(s)
Roeb, E.; Weiskirchen, R.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2021, 12, February,
Abstract

It is unclear what the effects of taxes on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) are on consumer behaviour and which consumers may be affected the most. We evaluate the effect of the SSB tax introduced in Catalonia (but not in the rest of Spain) in May 2017 using loyalty card data of monthly purchases...

Author(s)
Fichera, E.; Mora, T.; Lopez-Valcarcel, B. G.; Roche, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Social Science & Medicine, 2021, 274,
Abstract

Objective: To systematically describe the school nutritional policies of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain. Method: Through a search of bibliographic databases, web pages and other official information systems, 183 documents of interest were identified. Information was systematically collected ...

Author(s)
Monroy-Parada, D. X.; Prieto-Castillo, L.; Ordaz-Castillo, E.; Bosqued, M. J.; Rodríguez-Artalejo, F.; Royo-Bordonada, M. Á.
Publisher
Elsevier Espana, S. L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Gaceta Sanitaria, 2021, 35, 2, pp 123-129
Abstract

Health educators are increasingly publicizing the noxious health effects of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB). American counties are implementing SSB taxes, as modeled after the 'success' of tobacco policies, to address the 'obesity crisis'. Under-explored is how the linking of SSB to a stigmatized...

Author(s)
Bombak, A. E.; Colotti, T.; Riediger, N. D.; Raji, D.; Eckhart, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Critical Public Health, 2021, 31, 1, pp 113-124

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