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Childhood Obesity

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Childhood Obesity.

Background Information

Childhood obesity is a serious condition in which excess body fat negatively affects the health and wellbeing of children and young adults. A child is considered obese when he or she is well above the normal weight for his or her age and height. Use the following sources to learn more about childhood obesity.