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Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the task … from: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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Preventing overweight, obesity in children.(Clinical Guidelines For Family Physicians): An article from: Family Practice News

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Title: Preventing overweight, obesity in children.(Clinical Guidelines For Family Physicians)
Author: Neil S. Skolnik
Publication: Family Practice News (Magazine/Journal)
Date: August 15, 2004
Publisher: International Medical News Group
Volume: 34 Issue: 16 Page: 44(1)

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Help Overweight Children By Preventing Child Obesity

A guide to preventing childhood obesity

Fifty years ago, childhood obesity worldwide was almost unknown, except in rare cases of medical conditions, such as a thyroid imbalance. Today, childhood obesity epidemic is alarming. So what are the causes of childhood obesity?

Overweight children usually have a few things in common: a diet high in sugar, refined and processed foods and an almost total lack of exercise.

While modern life has brought many conveniences and a panoply of entertainment venues, this has become a two-edged sword.

Convenience foods, which are always highly refined and processed, also contain lots of sugar and salt. While a boxed dinner may save you time preparing a child's evening meal, it's setting that child up for becoming overweight and perhaps obese, as time goes on.
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