Project FIT: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p607
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the design and baseline characteristics of a school and community based intervention to evaluate the physical activity and food habits among low-income school children. It mentions that low physical activity, low intake of vegetables and high prevalence of obesity found among low income school children. It offers suggestions to promote physical activity and healthy eating in order to prevent and reduce childhood obesity.


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