Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk in children and youth: a synthesis of evidence with ‘best practice’ recommendations

@article{Flynn2006ReducingOA,
  title={Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk in children and youth: a synthesis of evidence with ‘best practice’ recommendations},
  author={M. Flynn and D. Mcneil and B. Maloff and D. Mutasingwa and M. Wu and C. Ford and S. Tough},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={7}
}
Childhood obesity is a global epidemic and rising trends in overweight and obesity are apparent in both developed and developing countries. Available estimates for the period between the 1980s and 1990s show the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children increased by a magnitude of two to five times in developed countries (e.g. from 11% to over 30% in boys in Canada), and up to almost four times in developing countries (e.g. from 4% to 14% in Brazil). The goal of this synthesis research… Expand

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