The Editors of Journal of Obesity and Chronic Diseases (JOCD) would like to express their tremendous gratitude to all those individuals who participated in the peer review process during the preparation of this Volume-5 (2021).Read More
Volume 5 Issue 2
Evla D.F. Vieira, Ana M. Gomes, Ana M. Gil and Marta W. Vasconcelos
Pulses play a central role in food system sustainability and can be the starting point toward sustainable diets. For a sustainable future, the promotion of pulses’ consumption should begin early on, during infancy.
Gioella N. Chaparro
There is a national obesity pandemic in the U.S. with one major cause being an absence of physical activity (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that the average adult between the ages of 30-60 years of age should exercise 120 minutes per week (ACSM.org).
Sabrina Spencer and Christi Arthur
The purpose of this project was to assess dietary changes in fruit, vegetable, sugary beverage, and caffeinated beverage intakes among adolescents attending rural public schools who received nutrition education intervention via