Pediatric obesity: Preventive measures in early childhood

Alan M. Lake

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This article reviews the factors contributing to early childhood obesity and the options for recognition and early intervention. The role for developing preschool wellness programs that incorporate nutrition education and physical activity is presented with a model under development in the state of Maryland.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76S-80S
JournalJournal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Issue number1 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Adapted physical education
  • Child wellness
  • Windows of opportunity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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