The epidemiological burden of obesity in childhood: a worldwide epidemic requiring urgent action

Abstract Background In recent decades, the prevalence of obesity in children has increased dramatically. This worldwide epidemic has important consequences, including psychiatric, psychological and psychosocial disorders in childhood and increased risk of developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs)...

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Main Authors: Mariachiara Di Cesare, Maroje Sorić, Pascal Bovet, J Jaime Miranda, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Gretchen A Stevens, Avula Laxmaiah, Andre-Pascal Kengne, James Bentham
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-11-01
Series:BMC Medicine
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