Child obesity : a parent's guide to a fit, trim, and happy child
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|Location||Call Number /
|Geneva Public Library||618.92 RAO (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
- ISBN: 1591023777 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 247 p. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-240) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Preface -- Introduction -- How bad is the problem? -- "Liquid candy": kids raised on soft drinks -- Fast-food epidemic -- Mesmerized by the screen: television and other media -- Bodies not in motion: physical activity and its role in weight control -- The family meal in the twenty-first century -- The truth about diets, programs, and other products -- The science of changing behavior and its role in weight control -- A rational approach to achieving or maintaining a healthy weight -- Advocacy for a healthier "built environment" -- A glimpse of the future -- Stories of three children -- Afterword -- Notes -- Web resources -- Indes.
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