Childhood Obesity in California
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This paper examines the issue of childhood obesity in San Diego and family-based intervention for childhood obesity treatment. The paper explains that because family members play a large part in forming children's dietary behaviors, family-based interventions should be further examined in order to determine ways to make them easier to use. In addition, the paper discusses how family-based interventions that are more easily replicated and measured must be created in order for generalizations to be made from the data.
From the Paper:"Childhood obesity is reaching epidemic proportions all over the United States. Many theories exist as to why obesity is becoming such a problem. In part, obesity may come from the American diet. Inactivity may also be a factor in childhood obesity. Finally, given that obesity runs in families, it may also be hereditary. To a certain extent, obesity can be controlled by the individual who experiences it. Although some individuals might be unable to control obesity caused by physical factors, they might be able to reduce other factors that cause obesity. For that reason, the city of San Diego has..."
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Childhood Obesity in California (2007, December 01) Retrieved September 23, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/childhood-obesity-in-california-134845/
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