volume 99, issue 3, P420-426 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.3.420
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D. S. Freedman, S. R. Srinivasan, R. A. Valdez, D. F. Williamson, G. S. Berenson

Abstract: The increasing prevalence of obesity in early life indicates a need for primary prevention. Additional study is needed to determine whether these trends are continuing to accelerate and to examine possible explanations, such as diet and physical activity, for these changes.