Child and adolescent obesity: part of a bigger picture.

  title={Child and adolescent obesity: part of a bigger picture.},
  author={Tim Lobstein and Rachel Jackson-Leach and Marjory L. Moodie and Kevin D. Hall and Steven L. Gortmaker and Boyd A. Swinburn and William Philip Trehearne James and You Wang and Klim Mcpherson},
  volume={385 9986},
The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has risen substantially worldwide in less than one generation. In the USA, the average weight of a child has risen by more than 5 kg within three decades, to a point where a third of the country's children are overweight or obese. Some low-income and middle-income countries have reported similar or more rapid rises in child obesity, despite continuing high levels of undernutrition. Nutrition policies to tackle child obesity need to promote… CONTINUE READING
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