The importance of early life in childhood obesity and related diseases: a report from the 2014 Gravida Strategic Summit

Abstract

Obesity and its related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, impose huge burdens on society, particularly the healthcare system. Until recently, public health and policy were primarily focused on secondary prevention and treatment of NCDs. However, epidemiological and experimental evidence indicates that early… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S2040174414000488

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