Children´s Diet and Nutrition, An Anotated Bibliography Essay

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Annotated Bibliography

Bauer, K. W., Berge, J. M., Larson, N., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2011). Are Parents of Young
Children Practicing Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors? Pediatrics, 127(5), 881-887. doi: 10.1542/peds.1010-3218. The authors of this article present an investigation on the changes in health behaviors during parenthood. The study examines health behaviors, such as nutrition and physical activity, of both parents and young adults without children. Based on the findings, the authors concluded that there were some negative differences among parents in comparison to young adults without children. For example, mothers were found to intake more sugar in their diet and also had a higher BMI mean than women
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Annotated Bibliography

Bauer, K. W., Berge, J. M., Larson, N., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2011). Are Parents of Young
Children Practicing Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors? Pediatrics, 127(5), 881-887. doi: 10.1542/peds.1010-3218. The authors of this article present an investigation on the changes in health behaviors during parenthood. The study examines health behaviors, such as nutrition and physical activity, of both parents and young adults without children. Based on the findings, the authors concluded that there were some negative differences among parents in comparison to young adults without children. For example, mothers were found to intake more sugar in their diet and also had a higher BMI mean than women without children. Both mothers and fathers were also found to have significantly lower physical activity in their daily routine compared to adults without children. This information was helpful to my product because these findings were used to keep parents aware of their own health behaviors as they read the information. It is also a source of encouragement to acknowledge and change their behaviors to help them improve their own health as well as help them model healthy behaviors for their own children.

Bellisle, France (2004). Effects of Diet on Behaviour and Cognition in Children. British Journal of Nutrition, 92. S227-S232. doi: 10.1079/BJN20041171. This article argues the importance of diet and its affect on cognitive ability and
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