• The determinants and consequences of overweight and obesity 

    Adams, Judith
    According to the World Health Organization, childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century.1 Over the past thirty to forty years there has been a marked increase in the prevalence ...
  • The treatment of obesity in children and adolescents 

    Adams, Judith
    The main reason why the rising prevalence of childhood obesity is an important public health issue is that obese children are likely to become obese adults at high risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease and ...