Taking on obesity in kids

OBESITY is a worldwide dilemma that spans age groups. It shows little sign of abating, especially in affluent societies. It is true many therapeutic approaches have been advocated. But while some methods have been studied, there is often suboptimal data collection to better inform clinicians of what actually works — and what does not. 

In their recent Pediatrics article, Ho and colleagues conducted a systematic review to determine the effects of lifestyle interventions in child obesity.