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Childhood Obesity Rates Are Still Rising

The upward trend in obesity among children continues unabated, say researchers. Recent reports have hinted that childhood obesity is beginning to improve in some U.S cities, at least for the youngest kids who are preschool age. But for the entire population of children ages two to 19 years, the prevalence of overweight and obesity continue to climb, as they have been since 1999.

Read the full article at: time.com

Environmental factors, lifestyle preferences, and cultural environment play pivotal roles in the rising prevalence of obesity worldwide. In general, overweight and obesity are assumed to be the results of an increase in caloric and fat intake. A number of potential effective plans can be implemented to target built environment, physical activity, and diet. These strategies can be initiated at home and in preschool institutions, schools or after-school care services as natural setting for influencing the diet and physical activity and at home and work for adults. Meet the DietSensor app! It has been specially designed for people who need to control their daily food intake, especially those who want to effectively tackle obesity, get in shape or manage diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure or other chronicle diseases related to nutrition. It is a User-Friendly app, taking you 10 times fewer clicks to log a food than with other manual input methods. DietSensor’s innovative progression chart gives you comprehensive information on carbs, fat protein, calories, and alcohol levels to provide customized nutrition goals. Stay on target by getting tailored-to-YOU feedback on the quantity and quality of the food you should or should not eat and also helps you recognize and understand your own habit patterns and advises you accordingly to prevent them from happening.

Overweight And Pregnant: DietSensor Helps You To Manage Weight Gain During Pregnancy

New research suggests gorging on junk food in pregnancy increases the risk a woman’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will suffer metabolic problems. The sad part is that the findings show the risks remains even if their offspring consume healthy diets.

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If you started off your pregnancy carrying too much weight for your height, you’re far from alone. More than two-thirds of reproductive-age women in the United States are overweight and obese. If your diet has included too much fast food, soda, and sweets, now is the time to change! Research, planning, and tracking helps you eat well during pregnancy thus reducing your risk of pregnancy problems like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. We all know that’s indeed a tiring process, that’s why at DietSensor, we have thought of everything to help have an easy life! The DietSensor app is a User-Friendly app, taking you 10 times fewer clicks to log a food than with other manual input methods.  It is the first instant nutrition coach with sensors able to tell within seconds the nutritional values of a food or beverage and give immediate advice, of the quantity of what you should eat from your plate based on your goals. All this driven by evidence based medicine. It also includes an innovative progression chart which gives you comprehensive information on how to eat healthy foods while enjoying your pregnancy and stay on track. You can pre-order today on: www.dietsensor.com/wait-list

Diabetes and kidney disease may increase African-Americans’ cardiovascular-related risks

Diabetes and kidney disease, separately and together, were linked with increased risks of stroke, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular mortality in African-Americans living in Mississippi.

Read the full article at: www.eurekalert.org

The purpose of this study was to find how much diabetes and kidney disease, which are both very common among African Americans, contribute to the excess burden of cardiovascular disease and death in this population subgroup. This is an important question because in order to reduce the excess burden of cardiovascular disease and death, it is important to identify the factors that contribute to them. Both of these illness can be difficult to manager alone, but can create even more stress when you have to manage both. Diet becomes even more important for patients with both conditions. You need to pay more attention to the amount of carbohydrates (sugars) that you eat. Putting together a meal plan that meets the needs of both dialysis and diabetes my seem difficult. That’s why DietSensor is here to help you! At DietSensor, we want you to fight your fear with knowledge and have made it so easy for you so that you may have a better standard of living. DietSensor, pioneer in automatic nutrient tracking – DietSensor brings a new level of simplicity and accuracy to diet trackers for people overweight or with food-related chronicle diseases. It analyses the food with a click of a button using a micro scale and SCiO, the first molecular sensor that fits in a hand. And as for dining out which is a challenge for anyone, even the most disciplined portion-controller, won’t be a burden as you will be able to bring your DietSensor with you, which fits in your pocket !

So what do you think? Can we change the situation in a better way? What are your biggest barriers to healthy eating and diabetes control? Please share your thoughts or tweet them to @DietSensor or visit our Facebook page !