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  • farmers
  • The families also are given nutritional education, recipes and, most important of all, so-called Health Bucks that are redeemable for produce at a local farmers' market - at twice the amount that the families could purchase with food stamps alone. (fitnesstogether.com)
  • In 2011, 76 percent of patient families attended sessions at the clinic at least three times and made 10 trips to the farmers market, spending more than $5,000 on fresh produce. (care2.com)
  • Plus, there is the secondary benefit of introducing children to farmers' market, so they can learn that all food does not originate in the aisles of national supermarket chains (or fast-food restaurants). (care2.com)
  • DVCP is a national network of nutrition incentive programs that operate at farmers markets in 25 states and D.C. These programs allow federal benefit consumers - those who receive SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), Women, Infant & Children (WIC) vouchers, and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) vouchers, to receive a monetary incentive when they spend their benefits at farmers markets on locally grown produce. (wikipedia.org)
  • This program was initiated in 2008 at 12 farmers' markets in California, Connecticut and Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In addition, children (approximately 6 years of age) had their height, weight, and tooth condition assessed. (mdpi.com)
  • I had never smoked or drunk alcohol, always had a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI), never took hormones or birth control pills, had been eating a vegetarian and largely organic diet for the previous nine years, had been exercising regularly (I was a trapeze student! (bcaction.org)
  • Each family included one parent and one child aged 12 to 13 years old. (naturalnews.com)
  • Individuals exhibiting increased BMI z-scores between 4 and 23 years of age reported higher risks of body dissatisfaction at 23 years of age. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Up to 60 percent of intestinal diseases in Tajikistan are water-borne, which accounts for 16 percent of deaths in children under 5 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among Asian children between 1917 and 2003 little change has been seen in power and speed however endurance has decreased substantially in the last 10-15 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adoption can be done by a couple or an individual person but children have to be 14 years younger and the adoptive parents can not have been legally incapacitated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have also found that among children diagnosed with a depressive episode, there is a 70% rate of recurrence within five years. (wikipedia.org)
  • beverages
  • So, having a diet that's high in calories and low in nutrients and consuming lots of fast food and sweetened beverages can put kids at risk. (teenshealth.org)
  • behaviors
  • Most eating disorders involve focusing too much on your weight, body shape and food, leading to dangerous eating behaviors. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Many explanations exist to explain the disparity, among which include different behaviors among racial and ethnic groups, differing cultural norms in regards to body weight and size, and unequal access to healthy foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • hormones
  • That may be because body fat, blood pressure, and lipids are all affected by the hormones that bring about the many changes of puberty. (teenshealth.org)
  • young
  • In the aftermath of the stories published in the press, it was revealed that the Lutheran Church was appalled at the "spiritual counselling" offered by the elders of the group, which included the young members having to give detailed descriptions of their private life. (wikipedia.org)
  • vulnerable
  • In particular, the most vulnerable groups, such as women and children, are more likely to be exposed to malnutrition. (boell.de)
  • healthy
  • When I was diagnosed at age 30, I was otherwise very healthy and fit, with no family history of the disease. (bcaction.org)
  • John and Debbie Sema look on as their daughters, Emilia, left, and Madison, try out a healthy recipe during a ProActive Kids program. (dailyherald.com)
  • Coupons amounting to a dollar a day for each member of a patients' family are prescribed to promote healthy eating. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Datar and co-author Nancy Nicosia, of the RAND Corp., focused on Army families because they typically relocate based on military requirements rather than personal preference. (hon.ch)
  • healthier
  • Emilia Sema, left, was enrolled in ProActive Kids because she was large for her age, but her younger sister Madison also benefitted by learning to eat healthier foods. (dailyherald.com)
  • Our hope is that the lessons learned from this one day will be remembered every day, and that family members support each other in making healthier lifestyle choices," Tiffany Reiss, PhD, APPLE Core director and director of the Exercise Science and Wellness program at Bastyr University said. (425magazine.com)
  • She indicated the campaign would encourage healthier food in schools, better food labeling and more physical activity for children. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying body mass index in younger patients receiving prednisone/prednisolone, vincristine, daunorubicin, and pegaspargase for high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The free program is for children considered obese or at risk for obesity, with a body mass index in the 85 percentile or above. (dailyherald.com)
  • The findings revealed that members of military families were at an increased risk of having a higher body mass index (BMI) if they were assigned to a base with high obesity levels. (naturalnews.com)
  • Children often experience symptoms similar to those of the common cold and gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea) and have a greater risk of severe complications, though initial symptoms are generally mild but include high fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Visceral fat is significant because it has been more strongly linked to the risk of disease as compared to fat stored in other parts of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such statistics demonstrate the importance of interventions by family and friends, as well as the importance of early diagnosis and treatment by medical staff, to prevent suicide among depressed or at-risk youth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Six of ASEAN's ten member-states are on the at-risk list. (wikipedia.org)
  • suffer
  • [i] This has direct effects on the diets of most Afghan households, and often some family members suffer from nutrition deficiency. (boell.de)
  • Approximately 21 per cent of Afghan women have a low body mass index (BMI), 48 per cent suffer from an iron deficiency, and a staggering 75 per cent suffer from an iodine deficiency. (boell.de)
  • parents
  • and children whose parents are unable to care for them due to "unusual difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adoptive parents must travel to China to finalize the adoption of a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • and parents who are unable to care for their children. (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers sifted through 2013-2014 data for about 1,300 parents and 1,100 children. (hon.ch)
  • The best quote was a kid who came back to me and said that the thing he liked about the program was that his parents played with him more, Lambke says. (care2.com)
  • In all countries - and across all age groups - 85 percent of all parents have at least one child living at a distance of at most 25 km. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, the share of parents with less than weekly contacts to a child is equally low (7%) in Sweden and in Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutrition
  • Children ages 8 to 14 attend sessions from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays that address nutrition, fitness and lifestyle. (dailyherald.com)
  • Cadence also was interested in eliminating the economic barriers that keep some families from enrolling in fitness and nutrition programs, she said. (dailyherald.com)
  • She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition, the Institute for Food Technologists, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Task Force reviews policy and programs related to child nutrition and physical activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • This year Elmhurst Hospital in Queens and Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan offered the program to an additional 650 children and family members. (fitnesstogether.com)
  • So when a doctor recommended ProActive Kids , an eight-week program for children struggling with unhealthy weight, she admits she wondered whether it would change anything. (dailyherald.com)
  • About 200 kids have gone through the program so far with promising results, but Klinkhamer said the real test will be in the long-term. (dailyherald.com)
  • Anecdotally, the program is inspiring families to embrace other aspects of a healthful lifestyle, Lambke says. (care2.com)
  • One family got friends to join the program. (care2.com)
  • For a patient and their children to participate in the program, they are enrolled by their primary care provider who then introduces them to a nutritionist. (wikipedia.org)
  • The program, ARKids First, reduced the number of uninsured children to nine percent (compared with 12 percent for the nation) in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • The first mission is to conduct studies and make recommendations concerning child-raising programs in such institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, most of these physiologic disturbances, and more recently, functional imaging studies, resolve with normalization of body weight, an argument against a primarily causal role. (aappublications.org)
  • often
  • Cataplexy is an episodic loss of muscle function, ranging from slight weakness such as limpness at the neck or knees, sagging facial muscles, weakness at the knees often referred to as "knee buckling", or inability to speak clearly, to a complete body collapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the educational setting, those who are overweight as youth often face peer rejection. (wikipedia.org)