Getting the balance right

Valentine, Stephanie
July 2008
British Journal of School Nursing;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p171
Academic Journal
The article discusses managing obesity in children. According to The Health Survey for England in 2008, 16% of children aged 2-15 years are obese, putting them at a higher risk of becoming obese adults, and developing diseases. Government aims to reverse the obesity and reduce the proportion of overweight and obese children to 2000 levels by 2020, through programs that promote healthy eating at home and in school, emotional health and wellbeing, and physical activity.


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