TITLE

Children and obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Lendon H.
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
Total Health;Oct95, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the health disorder called obesity in children. Physical attributes and psychology of endomorphs; Reasons for obesity; Influence of genetic traits on obesity; Preventive measures; Relationship of obesity and cancer.
ACCESSION #
9510070977

 

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