Weight/Obesity - Pediatric/Paediatric

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Key Nutrition Issues


Obesity prevention and intervention requires multiple levels of intervention, from individual changes to broader community, sectoral and society-levels changes where healthy eating and physical activity are easy choices. At the individual level, a number of modifiable nutrition, lifestyle issues (physical activity, inactivity, screen time), family health (parenting style, parent role modeling), and weight-teasing/bullying can increase the risk of pediatric overweight and obesity. Identifying
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Last Updated: 2021-03-16