TITLE

OBELIGS: DESIGN FOR A MULTICENTRE PREVENTION AND AETIOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE INTERACTION OF LIFESTYLE, DIET AND GENETIC FACTORS IN CHILDREN AND INFANTS

AUTHOR(S)
Pigeot, I.; Bamman, K.; Peplies, J.; Ahrens, W.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pA110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses problems associated with obesity in children. Overweight and obesity are threatening to become a global epidemic, particularly involving children and adolescents. A research conducted focused on the understanding of individual susceptibility, resulting from gene-gene and gene-environment interactions, to chronic overweight and obesity, and its co-morbidities. The results produced will be exploited for the design of sale, high quality, health promoting foods in close collaboration with food producers.
ACCESSION #
14439132

 

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