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Do interventions to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children work?

Do interventions to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children work?

Childhood obesity is now a global epidemic and the incidence continues to increase. Dietary interventions and nutritional education are possible options, however, restrictive diets can result in negative outcomes, and therefore it may be more apt to encourage children to consume more fruit and vegetables.Along with colleagues from the University of Manchester, Michael Bourke has conducted a review on this question, published in JECH, and he talks to editor Jim Dunn about what they found.Read the paper here: http://goo.gl/TWtA4O

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