Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

Paperback - 2016
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In the United States alone, approximately 12.5 million young people ages 2-19 are considered either obese or overweight. Rates around the world are also increasing at alarming levels. Using a question and answer format, practical examples, and numerous illustrations, this book explains childhood obesity concepts and related issues. It first offers easy-to-understand definitions of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for childhood obesity and then suggests diets and other means for maintaining a healthy weight. The book includes Internet links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), videos, and other sites with important information and health tips.

Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of child obesity
Cites links to information at the CDC and other online sources for pharmaceutical companies, other sites with practical advice, diets, etc.

Publisher: Dulles, Virginia : Mercury Learning & Information, [2016]
ISBN: 9781937585426
Branch Call Number: 618.92398
Characteristics: xi, 115 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.


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