A six month randomized school intervention and an 18-month follow-up intervention to prevent childhood obesity in Mexican elementary schools.

@article{BacardGascn2012ASM,
  title={A six month randomized school intervention and an 18-month follow-up intervention to prevent childhood obesity in Mexican elementary schools.},
  author={Montserrat Bacard{\'i}-Gasc{\'o}n and Ma E P{\'e}rez-Morales and Arturo Jim{\'e}nez-Cruz},
  journal={Nutricion hospitalaria},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          755-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study, focused on parents and children to reduce sedentary behavior, consumption of soft drinks and high-fat and salt containing snacks, and increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, was to assess the effect of a six month intervention and an 18 month follow-up intervention on the body mass index, food consumption and physical activity of 2nd and 3rd grade elementary school children. METHODS This was a randomized cluster controlled trial. School… CONTINUE READING
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