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Behavioural determinants of obesity.

Abstract:

Obesity in children arises from a complex interplay between genetic susceptibility and behaviour, primarily relating to dietary habits and physical activity. Evidence for specific behavioural factors that promote or protect against excess weight gain in children is more limited than in adults, and the effects of growth and development are not clear. A number of behavioural risk factors has been postulated, including diets with a high energy density, high consumption of sugar-sweetened beverag...

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10.1016/j.beem.2005.04.003

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Journal:
Best practice and research. Clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
343-358
Publication date:
2005-09-05
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EISSN:
1878-1594
ISSN:
1521-690X
URN:
uuid:2f7ecd68-1d01-4f7e-a9d7-44c20f333358
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429887
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pubs:429887

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