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ERIC Number: ED503671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Combating the Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold onto Health
Whitehead, Tanya D.
Online Submission, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences v6 n4 2007
Given the unprecedented global incidence of overweight in children, the issues that potentially create and sustain a circumstance of epidemic childhood overweight, and the efforts that are underway to prevent and remediate childhood overweight need to be examined. The article explores potentially interrelated causes of obesity/overweight in children and their families, and describe efforts underway to remediate environmental correlates through direct intervention, legislation and a shift in public policy. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A