Obesity in the Early Childhood Years
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 115
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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