TITLE

The spread of the childhood obesity epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
Andersen, Ross E.; Andersen, R E
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1461
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the increase of childhood obesity in Canada. How children are becoming progressively more overweight; How obese children become obese adults and face diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, orthopedic problems and other chronic diseases; Increase of adiposity in children. How the increase of obesity in children represents a public health care problem.
ACCESSION #
3823436

 

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