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Where to from here for preventing childhood obesity : an international perspective

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posted on 2010-02-01, 00:00 authored by Boyd Swinburn, A de Silva-Sanigorski
Over a quarter of a century ago, the childhood obesity epidemic started its upswing in high-income countries (1) but it was not until the early 2000s that the issue hit the headlines and really forced the public and politicians to take note (2). That awareness has sparked a surge in research, policies, and programs, but what is the current state of action and, more importantly, where to from here for the prevention of childhood obesity?

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Journal

Obesity

Volume

18

Season

Supplement 1

Pagination

4 - 7

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

Location

New York, N.Y.

ISSN

1930-7381

eISSN

1930-739X

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

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2010, Nature Publishing Group

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