How to address body image issues in pediatric cancer patients

submitted by: mdanderson
Download from iTunes: Children as young as five years old can experience body image issues. When children are treated for cancer, these concerns may be amplified by changes such as weight gain, hair loss, or amputations. In this episode, MD Anderson child life specialist Morinsola Keshinro provides insight into the challenges young children, adolescents and teens face with their body image, as well as ways their...

Posting point-of-purchase nutrition information in university canteens does not influence meal choice and nutrient intake

submitted by: ChristineHoefkens
Background: Growing concern over the relation between out-ofhome eating and overweight has triggered the use of point-ofpurchase (POP) nutrition information when eating out of the home. In canteens that offer various unhealthy choices, the posting of POP nutrition information has the potential to improve meal choices and dietary intakes. Objective: The objective of this study was to increase the proportion of consumed meals that comply with recommendations for energy, saturated fat,...
Authors: Christine Hoefkens