TITLE

6 tips to help your child fight obesity

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
India Today;3/17/2014, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips to ensure a child does not fall prey to childhood obesity. Topics discussed include nutritional disorder, metabolism, diseases associated with childhood obesity, and long-term ill effects of childhood obesity. Also mentioned are eating habits, the importance of being healthy, and making fitness as part of children's daily routine.
ACCESSION #
94900248

 

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