@misc{cogprints5931, volume = {6}, number = {4}, month = {January}, author = {Tanya D Whitehead}, editor = {Dr. Srinivas Kakkilaya}, title = {Combating The Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold Onto Health}, publisher = {Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya}, year = {2008}, journal = {Online Journal Of Health And Allied Sciences}, keywords = {Childhood obesity, Obesogenic environment, Control}, url = {http://cogprints.org/5931/}, abstract = {Given the unprecedented global incidence of overweight in children, the issues that potentially create and sustain a circumstance of epidemic childhood overweight, and the efforts that are underway to prevent and remediate childhood overweight need to be examined. The article explores potentially interrelated causes of obesity/overweight in children and their families, and describe efforts underway to remediate environmental correlates through direct intervention, legislation and a shift in public policy.} }