Preventing childhood obesity [electronic resource] : health in the balance / Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth, Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention ; Jeffrey P. Koplan, Catharyn T. Liverman, Vivica I. Kraak, editors.
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|Subject:||Obesity in children > United States > Prevention.
Child health services > United States.
Nutrition policy > United States.
Health promotion > United States.
- Physical Description: xix, 414 p.
- Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2005.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Extent and consequences of childhood obesity -- Developing an action plan -- A national public health priority -- Industry, advertising, media, and public education -- Local communities -- Schools -- Home -- Confronting the childhood obesity epidemic.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.