Journal of Obesity calls for papers to assess obesogenic dietary habits

Sept. 5, 2012, Journal of Obesity

Dietary indexes, because of the inclusion of multiple dietary components in a single measure, let us describe the characteristics of the overall diet. Results of dietary assessment via this method are more easily understood and interpreted by consumers, practitioners, and other stakeholders such as policy makers. Continue reading

Call for papers on advancing obesity prevention

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health (NIMHD/NIH) recently announced a call for papers for a special theme issue on obesity prevention called “Advancing Obesity Prevention: Quality Improvements, Emerging Models, and Best Practices.” The issue will be published in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (JHCPU) in May 2013. The submission deadline is Sept. 21. Continue reading