Effective dietary therapies for pediatric obesity treatment
First Online: 26 August 2009 DOI:
Cite this article as: Fitch, A. & Bock, J. Rev Endocr Metab Disord (2009) 10: 231. doi:10.1007/s11154-009-9113-9 Abstract
Dietary changes combined with behavioral management techniques, such as short term attainable goal setting, is effective for treating pediatric obesity. Dietary interventions combined with increasing physical activity are essential for weight loss. We review the basic nutrition concepts that should be employed to treat pediatric obesity and summarize the available literature on effective dietary interventions that have been studied to date.
Keywords Dietary interventions Obesity Pediatric weight management References
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