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50 – January/February 2020 N° 50 - January 2020 Fruit and vegetable consumption and mental health A large body of epidemiological and trial evidence supports the beneficial role of fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake in general wellbeing and prevention of major chronic diseases across several populations and age groups, including positive effects in the prevention and management of common mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety.  Epidemiological evidence on the potential [...]
49 – December 2019 N° 49 - December 2019 Challenges and interventions to increase fruit and vegetables consumption In order to design effective interventions and policy measures to increase fruit and vegetables (F&V) consumption in different populations, it is critical to know the perceptions and views held by members of the target groups. In this issue of the Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter, Howse and colleagues present a study exploring the experiences of [...]
48 – November 2019 N° 48 - November 2019 Childhood Obesity: The ECOG Obesity EBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity Child obesity is one of the most serious global public health challenges of the 21st century. During the last four decades, the number of school-age children and adolescents with obesity has risen more than 10-fold, from 11 million to 124 million in 2016. World Obesity Federation has estimated that some 280 million children (age 5-19y) will be living with [...]
47 – October 2019 N° 47 - October 2019 Recent news on the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children (WIC) The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has been providing healthy food, breastfeeding support, referrals to health and social services, and nutrition education to income qualified families in the USA with nutritional needs for over 40 years. Administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), WIC serves around 7 million [...]
46 – September 2019 N° 46 - September 2019 General practitioners and health promotion Hippocrate clearly stated that:« let food be your first medicine » The link between nutrition, physical activity and health is not challenged today. By improving lifestyle, cardiovascular disease risk can be reduced. Most epidemiological studies that analysed nutritional factors involved in non-communicable diseases prevention highlighted the importance of fruit and vegetables (F&V), both in prevention [...]