Childhood Obesity (cont.)

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Where can people find more information on childhood obesity?

Accurate and timely information regarding pediatric obesity may be found at the following web sites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/
index.html

http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/obesity/
index.htm

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org/obesity/index.html

American Dietetic Association
http://www.eatright.org

National Institutes for Health (NIH)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
obesityinchildren.html

REFERENCES:

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). "Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Overweight and Obesity." <http://www.aap.org/obesity/index.html>.

American Dietetic Association. <http://www.eatright.org>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Childhood Obesity." June 3, 2010. <http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/obesity/index.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Childhood Overweight and Obesity." Apr. 29, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/index.html>.

United States. National Institutes for Health (NIH). "Obesity in Children." <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obesityinchildren.html>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/19/2014

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