Childhood obesity: Lancet seminar

Source:  Lancet, 375 (9727) pg 1737-1748

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Date of publication: May 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article recommends that the recommended calorie intake and activity levels for children should be revised due to the sedentary lifestyle of the population. Prevention and treatment should focus upon increasing energy expenditure and decreasing calorie uptake.

Length of publication: 11 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: Nursing Times

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