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Obesity in the Early Childhood Years

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Obesity in the Early Childhood Years

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309439213
ISBN-13: 9780309439213
Number of pages: 115

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Among the many troubling aspects of the rising prevalence of obesity in the United States and elsewhere in recent years, the growth of early childhood overweight and obesity stands out. This book explores what is known about effective and innovative interventions to counter obesity in young children.

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