Systematic review of childhood obesity prevention.

  title={Systematic review of childhood obesity prevention.},
  author={Linda G Wofford},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  volume={23 1},
This systematic review identified the current state of the evidence related to the prevention of obesity in young children. The results indicate five areas of emphasis in the literature: prevalence of the problem; prevention as the best option; preschool population as the target; crucial parental involvement; and numerous guidelines. Because the gap between clear articulation of the problem as well as population and the best strategies to impact the prevention of the problem is evident, health… CONTINUE READING

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