National Academy of Medicine

Pediatricians Play Important Role in Decreasing Sugary Drink Intake in Young Children

Today’s children face serious health risks tied to poor nutrition. A recent study predicted that more than 50 perce
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Starts in Childhood

The importance of good nutrition practices on health and well-being has been recognized for thousands of years. One familiar quote attributed to
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Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention: A New Framework

High obesity prevalence persists as a major issue for societies globally. Chronic overweight and obesity have high health, social, and economic c
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Can Breastfeeding Protect Against Childhood Obesity?

Breastfeeding offers numerous health benefits to children and women globally. For this reason, international health organizations and American expert
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