Study: School-based intervention is key to childhood-obesity fight

12/7/2011 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Data on 55 school-based obesity-prevention programs show that such intervention is key in helping children achieve a healthy weight. In general, these programs do not harm children, but some programs that don't commit to preventing body-image issues might be detrimental, lead author Elizabeth Waters said. The Australian study appears in journal The Cochrane Library.

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