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Fed up! : winning the war against childhood obesity

Author: Susan Okie
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines some of the factors contributing to childhood obesity, such as poor diet, lack of exercise, suburban sprawl, and TV, and provides advice on how parents can make positive changes.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Okie
ISBN: 0309093104 9780309093101 0309101980 9780309101981
OCLC Number: 56956479
Description: xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The fattest generation --
Obese twins and thrifty genes --
Size, health, and self-esteem --
Teaching children how to eat for life --
Off the couch and away from the screen --
Programming babies for health, before and after birth --
Eating lessons at school --
Finding help for an overweight child --
Action for healthy communities.
Other Titles: Winning the war against childhood obesity
Responsibility: Susan Okie.
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