Combating The Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold Onto Health

Whitehead, Tanya D (2008) Combating The Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold Onto Health. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Given the unprecedented global incidence of overweight in children, the issues that potentially create and sustain a circumstance of epidemic childhood overweight, and the efforts that are underway to prevent and remediate childhood overweight need to be examined. The article explores potentially interrelated causes of obesity/overweight in children and their families, and describe efforts underway to remediate environmental correlates through direct intervention, legislation and a shift in public policy.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Childhood obesity, Obesogenic environment, Control
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:5931
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:25 Feb 2008 22:43
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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