Recommendations for prevention of childhood obesity.

@article{Davis2007RecommendationsFP,
  title={Recommendations for prevention of childhood obesity.},
  author={Matthew M. Davis and Bonnie Gance-Cleveland and Sandra G. Hassink and Rachel Johnson and Gilles Paradis and Ken Resnicow},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          S229-53
        }
}
The majority of US youth are of healthy weight, but the majority of US adults are overweight or obese. Therefore, a major health challenge for most American children and adolescents is obesity prevention-today, and as they age into adulthood. In this report, we review the most recent evidence regarding many behavioral and practice interventions related to childhood obesity, and we present recommendations to health care providers. Because of the importance, we also suggest approaches that… CONTINUE READING
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