4/8/2011

Girls and children from low-income families who were obese or overweight gained fewer pounds when they were enrolled in a primary care-based intervention program compared with counterparts who only checked in with their doctors once a year, a U.S. study found. The intervention, which included visits with a nurse practitioner, did not help children lose weight but enabled the participants to gain less weight and to cut back on watching TV, eating fast-food meals and drinking sugary beverages

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