Treating and preventing obesity through diet. Practical approaches for family physicians

Kim M. Gans, Judith Wylie-Rosett, Charles B. Eaton

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For prevention and treatment of obesity in adults and children, the main message is to encourage lifelong healthful eating habits and physical activity. Physicians can play a key role in encouraging behavior change and in providing nutrition education or referral.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-414
Number of pages24
JournalClinics in Family Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2002


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