The Prevention of Childhood Obesity: Understanding the Influences of Marketing, Media, and Family Dynamics

When: December 9, 2003 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Children and Families, Diseases, Food and Nutrition, Public Health, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

Workshop sponsored by the Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth
Institute of Medicine

This public workshop was led by Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, Committee Chair. Presenters discussed two major issues; 1) Identifying challenges and effective strategies for the prevention of childhood obesity in regards to marketing and media influences, and 2) challenges and opportunities for preventing childhood obesity and promoting a healthy lifestyle through family dynamics.

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