[EIP 2013] Dietary and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity: is Prevention Possible?

Recorded: EIP 2013 ● Language: English ● Duration: 30 minutes Topic: Pediatric Nutrition


Speaker: BARBARA LIVINGSTONE, Professor of Nutrition, Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland 

  Learning Objectives: (1) To describe the global prevalence trends in childhood obesity and the impact of excess weight on the health and well being of children (2) Describe the complex interplay of genetic, environmental (lifestyle and dietary), cultural, socio-economic and psychological factors in causing childhood obesity (3) To define the core principles and key components of a population-based childhood obesity prevention strategy  

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