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Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the United States affecting 17% of all children. In Vermont 12.5% of children are obese. This carries increased risk for many health problems and an increased cost of medical care averaging $19,000 per obese child over a lifetime. This project aims to teach children about healthy food choices and exercise.
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childhood obesity, energy, nutrition, exercise, Vermont
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Bennett, Eric Franklin, "Energy, Nutrition, and Exercise: An Effort to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Vermont" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 134.