Treatment of pediatric obesity.

@article{Epstein1998TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of pediatric obesity.},
  author={Leonard H Epstein and Michelle D Myers and Hollie A. Raynor and Brian E Saelens},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={101 3 Pt 2},
  pages={
          554-70
        }
}
The primary goal of childhood obesity interventions is regulation of body weight and fat with adequate nutrition for growth and development. Ideally, these interventions are associated with positive changes in the physiologic and psychological sequelae of obesity. To contribute to long-term weight maintenance, interventions should modify eating and exercise behaviors such that new, healthier behaviors develop and replace unhealthy behaviors, thereby allowing healthier behaviors to persist… CONTINUE READING

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