Preventing obesity in Latino youth

05/7/2013 | American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Latinos are the most populous and fastest-growing ethnic minority, but they are also the most overweight. Latino adolescent boys and girls are 40% and 50%, respectively, more likely to be overweight than white adolescents. In this systematic review, authors report that the most common and recommendable approaches to obesity prevention and control combine physical activity and healthy eating interventions to address both sides of the energy balance equation. (Available for CME credit.)

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