TY - GEN ID - cogprints5931 UR - http://cogprints.org/5931/ A1 - Whitehead, Tanya D Y1 - 2008/01/24/ N2 - 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. PB - Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya KW - Childhood obesity KW - Obesogenic environment KW - Control TI - Combating The Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold Onto Health AV - public ER -