Understanding the numerous factors involved with body weight regulation and identifying interventions to prevent or treat the problem is an enormous task in and of itself. Addressing this issue in growing children is further complicated by the diverse challenges specific to children. Because of this, the field of childhood obesity is both extremely

chapter 1|18 pages


chapter 2|16 pages


chapter 6|18 pages

Genetics of Childhood Obesity

chapter 17|20 pages

Obesity Prevention in Schools

chapter 19|20 pages

Breastfeeding and Overweight