Healthy Children : : how Parents, Teachers, and Community can Help to Prevent Obesity in Children
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Introduction -- Motivating and engaging children to be active agents of their heath behavior -- Experts' comments and nutrition unit -- Importance of physical exercise -- Social and emotional challenges for children with health issues -- The roles of family and school in providing nutrition education for children -- Involvement of the community in promoting healthy development for children -- Strategies to work collaboratively to prevent an obesity epidemic -- Appendix A: form for identifying risk and appropriate interventions -- Appendix B: activities for chapter 2 -- Appendix C: children's books about nutrition -- Appendix D: additional books, websites., and other resources -- Index -- About the author.
Obesity among children is a national and international concern. The focus of this book is to provide evidence-based strategies to assist parents and educators to foster healthy weight gain in children. This book will empower children to be active agents of their own health behavior change. --Publisher
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Lanham : Roman & Littlefield, 
Year Published: 2018
Description: v, 215 pages ; 24 cm
Children -- Health and hygiene.
School children -- Health and hygiene.
Children -- Nutrition.
Obesity in children -- Prevention.