Published April 7, 2004
by National Center for Health Statistics .
Written in English
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Blackwell DL, Lucas JW, Clarke TC. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 10(). Library of Congress Catalog Number ’’s—dc For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office Superintendent of Documents Mail Stop: SSOP. Recent national statistics show that almost one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are overweight or obese (Ogden et al., ). Approximately one of six U.S. children is classified as obese (≥ 95th percentile for weight), and one of ten is classified as very obese (≥ 97th percentile for weight). The most important group within the book industry is, of course, the consumers. Books remain hugely popular among U.S. consumers, with 74 percent of adults consuming at least one book in the past. Nutrition during childhood, from the prenatal stage on, influences lifelong health (1). The childhood years also are a critical time for establishing long-term dietary habits. Public policy, school practices, and community strategies can improve access to nutritious food and encourage healthy choices (2, 3, 4). Children and youth need a.
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