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Weight matters for children
  1. C Grayson

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Edited by Rachel Pryke. Oxon: Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd, 2006, £14.95 (US$28 (approx.); €22 (approx.)), paperback, pp 215. ISBN 1857757718


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It seems impossible to open a newspaper or turn on the television without the issue of childhood obesity being raised. The government has set targets to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity and school based programmes have been established, and yet the number of children who are obese continues to rise. What seems to be lacking and what this book sets out to provide is specific practical guidance for parents to follow as to what families need to be doing on a day to day basis to ensure children …

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