ERIC Number: EJ283367
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Educating Students about Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure, and a Ton of Prejudice.
Harris, Mary B.
Health Education (Washington D.C.), v14 n4 p44-46 Jul-Aug 1983
The importance of educating students about obesity is stressed. Desirable instructional goals include: (1) providing accurate information about obesity; (2) preventing obesity (if possible); (3) treating it; and (4) making students aware that much of the prejudice against fat people is irrational. (PP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
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