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Can Reducing Childhood Obesity Solve the Obesity Crisis in Australia?

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 8 May 2020

This research predicted the trajectory of the impact of reducing childhood obesity on the adult population. While there will be small gains made for the children that progress to adulthood without obesity, the research reveals that obesity prevention programmes targeted at young adults, in particular, are required to sustain these efforts and maximise the outcomes.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22711

Lung, T., Baur, L. A., Bauman, A. and Hayes, A. Can Reducing Childhood Obesity Solve the Obesity Crisis in Australia? Obesity, Vol 28, May 2020