Our Overweight Children

Our Overweight Children

What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic

eBook - 2004
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The United States is facing a health crisis of epidemic proportions: children are gaining weight younger and faster than ever before. With the prospect of becoming the most obese generation of adults in history, they are already turning up with an alarming assortment of "grown-up" maladies, from type 2 diabetes to high blood pressure. This book takes a clear-eyed look at what's behind the statistics and diagnoses, and what can be done about the major health crisis among American children. Sharron Dalton begins with the basics: what obesity is, what causes it, and why it matters. Integrating in.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
ISBN: 9781282358232
1282358235
9781597347891
1597347892
9780520901773
0520901770
9780520225749
0520225740
9780520939257
0520939255
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1 online resource (292 pages) : illustrations

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