Review: Effectiveness of Interventions in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity

  title={Review: Effectiveness of Interventions in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity},
  author={Inmaculada Bautista-Casta{\~n}o and Jorge Doreste and Llu{\'i}s Serra-Majem},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
The prevalence of childhood obesity, as with that of adulthood, has increased considerably over the past few years and has become a serious public health problem. Once established, its treatment is very difficult and, hence, prevention of childhood obesity using different types of intervention appears promising. The objective of this present report is to review interventions that had been conducted over the past 11 years in the environment of the family, schools and community, and directed… CONTINUE READING

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