Parental influence on children’s early eating and obesity risk

Source: International journal of obesity, epub March 2010

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: March 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The authors argue that rather than beginning obesity prevention strategies when children are school aged or adolescent, they should be introduced in the first years of life when parents have the most influence over the child’s experiences and environment. The paper also reviews the extent to which environmental factors influence future obesity risk.

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