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Rates of adolescent obesity remain high throughout the United States. While Vermont fares better than other states, 12.4% of high school students in the state are obese. This project sought to harness teens' frequent use of smartphones to communicate important nutrition information and promote healthy eating patterns. A search was conducted for nutrition-related iPhone and Android applications to create a list for distribution to adolescent patients at South Burlington Family Practice.
South Burlington Family Practice
adolescent nutrition; childhood obesity; smartphone applications
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Greene, Allison, "Improving Adolescent Nutrition: Using Smartphone Applications to Guide Healthy Eating" (2017). Family Medicine Block Clerkship, Student Projects. 257.