Meeting

Obesity in the Early Childhood Years: State of the Science and Implementation of Promising Solutions


When: October 6, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Children, Youth and Families, Food and Nutrition, Public Health
Activity: Roundtable on Obesity Solutions
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

The workshop will highlight the science and recent developments in the understanding of emerging modifiable factors associated with the risk of early childhood obesity, including maternal health. The workshop agenda also will include presentations and discussion that address sustainable collaborations and new insights into implementing interventions and policies, particularly related to nutrition and physical activity, for the treatment and prevention of obesity in young children. Participants will discuss strategies that hold the greatest promise for progress in reducing obesity prevalence, especially in populations at greatest risk for obesity.

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