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Weight gain prevention and cardiovascular disease: a complex lifelong but achievable process
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-22, 01:32 authored by Rachel ClimieRachel Climie, Heude, B, Empana, JP
According to the World Health Organization, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 5 to 19 has increased significantly from 4% in 1975 to 18% in 2016, representing >340 million children and adolescents worldwide. Simulated growth trajectories predict that 57% of today’s children will be obese by the time they are 35 years of age.
Publication titleArteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Department/SchoolMenzies Institute for Medical Research
PublisherLippincott Williams & Wilkins
Place of publication530 Walnut St, Philadelphia, USA, Pa, 19106-3621