Childhood Obesity: University at Buffalo Experts Describe Research & Recommendations for Combating Epidemic

August 2003
Ascribe Newswire: Health;8/7/2003, p2
The risk for obesity in children doubles for every two hours of television watched each day, and decreases 10 percent for every hour of exercise performed each day, according to University at Buffalo (UB) in Buffalo, New York researchers who study the cause, prevalence and prevention of childhood obesity. The UB researchers, who have presented these and other findings to state lawmakers, offer various recommendations for combating the childhood obesity epidemic in the U.S.


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