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This study assesses the associations between genetic factors, food-cue-related neural reactivity, self-regulatory capacity, eating in the absence of hunger (EAH), and adiposity gain in children.
Recruitment of obese children, classification according to sleep questionnaire and randomization in two groups to perform nutritional and sleep intervention. . One group receives dietary intervention through recommendations. A group receives dietary and sleep intervention through recommendations. An analysis of the melatonin profile and metabolic and inflammatory status is performed by biochemistry at the beginning and end of the intervention. Determine if the intervention has improved the health of obese children.
Prevalence rates of childhood obesity have reached alarming levels. As childhood obesity may already be associated with serious comorbidities, obese adolescents are at significantly higher risk for obesity and increased morbidity and mortality during adulthood. Combined lifestyle interventions, which include regular physical activity and dietary restriction, have been shown to result in most significant improvements in cardiovascular function and their associated factors in the pediatric and adolescent population with obesity. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of a combined exercise and diet intervention on cardiovascular function and their associated factors in obese children.
The treatment of childhood obesity is challenging. Although dietary and physical activity recommendations are widely known, the willingness to change lifestyles within the family is not easy to be achieved. Motivational interviewing has been shown as a possibly effective method to increase adherence to dietary recommendations in the obese adult. There is scarce evidence showing whether implementing a motivational interview in obese children could be effective. The aim of this clinical trial is assessing the effect of a motivational interview, coordinated between the clinical and primary care services on 8 to 14 years old obese children.
This study evaluates if promotion of a normocaloric and balanced diet and of physical activity, through an individual- or group-based lifestyle intervention of 12 months, may affect anthropometric measurements and metabolic profile in obese children.
Family style dining is a widely-advocated approach by which to feed children in early education settings. While family-style dining is hypothesized to allow children to attend to their hunger and satiety and consume only the amount of food they need to meet their energy needs, children's ability to self-regulate eating in this setting is dependent on a number of factors including early life experiences, the feeding strategies caregivers use during meals, and the eating environment. The goal of this study is to develop and implement a novel curriculum for childcare providers, Mealtime Matters, that addresses the factors that interfere with children's self-regulation of eating and offers caregivers strategies to reduce exposures that promote over-eating in the early education environment. Mealtime Matters will be pilot tested through a randomized controlled trial design with 7 Head Start classrooms, enrolling approximately 72 low-income preschool-aged children. Intervention feasibility and acceptability will be examined, as well as changes in caregiver/child mealtime interactions and children's dietary intake during meals at Head Start. Study results will inform the development of a fully-scaled efficacy trial.
The study aims to adapt a lifestyle modification program to engage GDM women early in the postnatal period to evaluate its effectiveness in reducing adiposity and metabolic parameters in the mother. Women will be randomized to receive a structured intervention or standard care.
Tools to help parents talking about weight-related issues with their children are limited. The investigators have developed one whiteboard video that aims to help parents feel more comfortable talking about weight with their children. This study aims to evaluate this video using pre and post questionnaires. With the questionnaires, the investigators want to evaluate the content, the quality, the usability of the video and to measure how helpful the video was for parents.
This study is evaluating the acceptability and feasibility of a 10 session parent-targeted phone-based childhood obesity treatment (n=40). A factorial design (2 X 2 X 2) will be used to examine the acceptability and feasibility of 3 intervention components: 1) the first session being conducted in person, 2) involving a second adult caregiver, and 3) a weekly weighing of child via WiFi-enabled scales.
To develop and evaluate the efficacy of Feeding Fun and Families (FFF), a nutrition education intervention for low-income mothers emphasizing authoritative food parenting skills, on preschool aged children's energy intakes from solid fats and added sugars (SoFAS), using a randomized controlled trial conducted in a clinic-based setting. FFF will result in lower child SoFAS intakes compared to a no-treatment control group at the end of the 12 week intervention (primary outcome), adjusted for baseline values.