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Preventing childhood obesity : health in the balance

Author: Jeffrey KoplanCatharyn T LivermanVivica I KraakInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth.Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Food and Nutrition Board.All authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2005.
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"Preventing Childhood Obesity provides a broad-based examination of the nature, extent, and consequences of obesity in U.S. children and youth, including the social environmental medical and dietary factors responsible for its increased prevalence. The book also offers a prevention-oriented action plan that identifies the most promising array of short-term and long-term interventions as well as recommendations for  Read more...
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Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth.
Preventing childhood obesity.
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)665223187
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Koplan; Catharyn T Liverman; Vivica I Kraak; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Food and Nutrition Board.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
ISBN: 0309091969 9780309091961 0309093155 9780309093156
OCLC Number: 56956058
Description: xix, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Extent and consequences of childhood obesity --
Developing an action plan --
A national public health priority --
Industry, advertising, media, and public education --
Local communities --
Schools --
Home --
Confronting the childhood obesity epidemic.
Responsibility: Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth, Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention ; Jeffrey P. Koplan, Catharyn T. Liverman, Vivica I. Kraak, editors.
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Given the trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking development - an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. This book explores the causes of this health  Read more...

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This book looks very easy to understand, looking at the book on the "worldcat" helped me understand more about child obesity. I love that fact that it talks about leading factord to child obesity and how to prevent it. I think people will find this book really helpful if they want to learn key conecpts...
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