Child Obesity Epidemic
This paper looks at the problem of obesity among children in America that has reached epidemic proportions.
# 123513 | 1,500 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nutrition and Exercise) , Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Medical and Health (Eating Disorders) , Child, Youth Issues (General)
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In this article, the writer examines the child obesity epidemic in America, including the high figures on the extent of the epidemic. Recommendations are provided as to how the nurse practitioner can counsel parents and children to effect changes.
From the Paper:"Childhood obesity in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. According to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine If the rapid rise in childhood obesity is left unchecked kids alive today may be the first generation in years to have shorter life expectancies than their parents. Moreover their obesity will likely drive up medical costs because obesity has been linked with an increased risk of many ailments such as heart disease ..."
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