Facing up to childhood obesity

Phillips, Frankie
July 2012
Practice Nurse;7/20/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p14
Academic Journal
The article focuses on childhood obesity. It explores the prevalence of overweight or obese children in Great Britain which is projected to reach two-thirds in 2050. It examines the risk factors for obesity, the root cause is allegedly due to lifestyle choices, such as food choices, sedentary living, and decisions made by parents and children. Also discussed are consequences including health, social and psychological.


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