%A Tanya D Whitehead %J Online Journal Of Health And Allied Sciences %T Combating The Obesogenic Environment: Helping Children Hold Onto Health %X 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. %N 4 %K Childhood obesity, Obesogenic environment, Control %E Dr. Srinivas Kakkilaya %V 6 %D 2008 %I Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya %L cogprints5931