[Ever more children and adolescents are overweight. How can the obesity epidemic be stopped?].


In Germany, the number of overweight children and adolescents is increasing. The increase in the prevalence of obesity shows considerable regional differences. Related to recent German reference data with an expected prevalence of 3%, we find today in some regions a prevalence of 7% in 5- to 6-year-olds and 8% in 13- to 15-year-olds. While the reasons for… (More)