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?

Can an overweight child be put on a low calorie diet for weight loss?

Yes, a controlled calorie diet is helpful in decreasing obesity for both short-term and long-term weight loss in children. A low calorie meal plan is only one part of a comprehensive program for



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