Meeting

The Potential Role of Nutrition in the First 2 Years of Life in the Prevention of Child Overweight and Obesity: A Webinar


When: July 18, 2019 (12:00 PM Eastern)

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

The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions is hosting a 75-minute webinar that will explore the role of infant and early childhood nutrition (birth to <2 years of age) related to healthy growth and the prevention of overweight and obesity later in childhood. Presentations will feature the current prevalence and trends of high weight-for-length in infants and young children, the state of the science on nutrition-related modifiable risk factors, and obesity prevention interventions that address healthy growth, with a special emphasis on reducing disparities in populations with above-average obesity risk.


Join us on Thursday, July 18 at 12:00 PM EDT for this free 75-minute event to hear from our guest speakers:

  • Kathryn Dewey, University of California, Davis
  • Cynthia Ogden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Bill Dietz, The George Washington University
  • Elsie Taveras, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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