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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance

Institute of, Medicine (2004) Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C..

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Abstract

In response to a request from Congress for a prevention-oriented action plan to tackle the alarming rise in childhood obesity, the IOM Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth has developed a comprehensive national strategy that recommends specific actions for families, schools, industry, communities, and government. The committee's findings and recommendations are described in the report Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance.


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Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Access to full text is subject to the publisher's access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: childhood obesity, dietary factors, social factors, environmental factors, healthy weight, parents, schools, media
Subjects: Health > Prenatal & Pediatric Health
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Obesity
Practice > outreach
Practice > interventions
Practice > service
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Depositing User: Kismet Loftin-Bell
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2011
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2011 15:00
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/77

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