Noncigarette tobacco products are increasingly popular among youth, especially youth who smoke cigarettes. Although youth use of conventional cigarettes is on the decline, use of other tobacco products is rising and multiple product use may be an escalating trend.
More than twice as many youth in the United States currently use 2 or more tobacco products than cigarettes alone. Youth multiple product use is associated with increased nicotine dependence, raising concerns about the additive harms of noncigarette tobacco products.
US children consume excessive amounts of sodium and substantial amounts of added sugars. Early life exposures to salt and sugar can set taste preferences and health trajectories.
A substantial proportion of toddler meals and other commercial foods meant for children age ≥12 months are of potential concern because of their high sodium content or presence of ≥1 added sugar.
Previous studies have demonstrated racial and ethnic differences in glycemic control even...