Childhood Obesity

How to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
in Children and Teens

Presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®

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EatRight Guide to Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Did You Know?

Of carbohydrate, protein or fat, which nutrient is most associated with childhood obesity?

Without question, it is fat for the simple reason that fat contains more than twice the calories than is found in carbohydrate or protein. Calories still count so if you cut french fries from your



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