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12:00 pm PRCHN Seminar Series: Predicting Childhood Obesity Risk in the Context of Adversity @ Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
PRCHN Seminar Series: Predicting Childhood Obesity Risk in the Context of Adversity @ Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Rates of childhood obesity are nearly four times as high in low-resourced communities, with rates among 2-5 year-old children more than doubling in the past four decades, contributing to long-term health consequences and disparities. Poor nutrition and eating habits are a major contributor to pediatric obesity risk. Given that major trials have demonstrated little to no sustainable effect on reducing obesity in low-resourced communities, it[...]