Maternal and Child Health | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion
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Throughout the world, obesity is increasing as a public health issue. Specifically, in Spain, which is on the rise for childhood obesity. It is reported that around 1/3 of children in Spain have an excess of weight. Part of this high rate of obesity can be attributed to the high income status. This exposes the population to activities and habits that may lead to poor lifestyle choices. For example, the access to television can decrease activity in children as well as access to fast food can allow for poor nutritional habits.
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Haygood, Emily. "Spain : Childhood Obesity" (2017). Global Public Health.
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