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Childhood Obesity and Nutrition
This paper explores contemporary treatment programs for childhood obesity.
# 98090 | 3,896 words | 37 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper clarifies the pros and cons of the most prevalent treatments being used by today's medical professionals. The paper reviews screening procedures as well as the treatment models being used for individuals, groups, in communities and schools. This includes medical assessments, education, individual behavioral therapy and family inclusive intervention and education programs as the types of programs effective in addressing the treatment and prevention of childhood obesity.

Review of Literature

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Barness L, ed. (1993) Pediatric nutrition handbook. 3d ed. Elk Grove Village, Ill.: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1993.
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