TITLE

The Crisis of Childhood Obesity: What You Can Do

AUTHOR(S)
Rush-Wilson, Tiffany C.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Pediatrics for Parents;2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on childhood obesity and ways on how parents can keep their children's weight healthy. The author begins by discussing the prevalence of childhood obesity in U.S. She defines obesity, its causes as well as the social consequences for obese children. To prevent obesity, she suggests to parents to be a model of healthy eating, talk to their children about healthy food choices and encourage their kids to join extracurricular physical activities.
ACCESSION #
31690384

 

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