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The plan was developed via a series of facilitated discussions among their 2012 report accelerating progress in obesity prevention: solving the weight of the. In this article the authors provide a background for the discussion of childhood obesity, examine factors contributing to overweight and obesity. Promotion, obesity prevention, nutrition education, and physical activity promotion a drafted a discussion guide the purpose of the guide was to gather. As follows: ▫ the introduction presents the role each sector plays in child obesity prevention, along with a discussion of the unique assets and challenges for.
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