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Obesity in Children
A discussion of the problem of obesity in children.
# 96927 | 759 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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This paper examines issues associated with obesity in children, including its causes and possible prevention. The author suggests that several factors lead to childhood obesity, including a sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary management. Additionally, the paper discusses the dangers of obesity, especially as they relate to adulthood and the conditions obesity may contribute to. The paper concludes with recommendations for avoiding or overcoming childhood obesity.

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Obesity and the Environment. April 2005. Available from: http://www-apps.niehs.nih.gov/conferences/drcpt/oe2005/factsheet.pdf. Accessed February 8, 2006.
  • Anderson RE, Crespo CJ, Bartlett SJ, Cheskin LJ, Pratt M. Relationship of physical activity and television watching with body weight and level of fatness among children: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. JAMA.1998; 279 :938 -942
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"Obesity in Children" 19 July 2007. Web. 01 August. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/research-paper/obesity-in-children-96927/>

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