How can weight gain be limited in mild or moderate childhood obesity?

Updated: Feb 20, 2019
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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An energy-restricted balanced diet, in association with patient and parent education, behavioral modification, and exercise can limit weight gain in many pediatric patients who have mild or moderate obesity.


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