More research needed on home-based weight-loss programs for children

06/12/2013 | Reuters

While some home-based interventions on child-obesity prevention increased fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity, none of them had an impact on weight or body mass index, a review showed. In all six studies, the number of children and teens classified as overweight or obese was similar between the home-based intervention and comparison groups. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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