Prevention of child obesity: 'first, do no harm'.

  title={Prevention of child obesity: 'first, do no harm'.},
  author={Jennifer A O'dea},
  journal={Health education research},
  volume={20 2},
The prevalence of child obesity has steadily increased in Western and developing countries over the last two decades, and child obesity prevention is now firmly on the agendas of nearly all major governments. We are now confronted with the challenge of what to do about the problem, and the general consensus among various academics, researchers, practitioners and administrators worldwide is that prevention needs to begin. Before governments and other agencies leap into actions that they assume… CONTINUE READING
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