The prevention of obesity in children.

  • Tim Lobstein
  • Published 2004 in Pediatric endocrinology reviews : PER

Abstract

A dramatic increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children in Europe has occurred in the last twenty years, especially the last ten years. The number of overweight children is increasing in the EU by at least 400,000 every year, of which 85,000 are obese. Prevention of further cases is a priority, but the evidence base for child obesity… (More)

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