Curr Pediatr Rep (2017) 5:132–141 DOI 10.1007/s40124-017-0135-6 OBESITY (S ARMSTRONG AND A PATEL, SECTION EDITORS) 1 2 1 3 Maria Koleilat & Shannon E. Whaley & Kristine B. Esguerra & Jackson P. Sekhobo Published online: 1 July 2017 Springer Science + Business Media New York 2017 Abstract influence the mother’s nutritional knowledge and her and her Purpose of Review This paper seeks to answer the following child’s dietary intake and behaviors in a positive way. two questions: (1) Is participation in the Supplemental Summary Given the wide reach of the program and the high Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) quality of height/weight measurements taken by the WIC pro- associated with changes in obesity and overweight? and (2) gram, WIC has the potential to capitalize upon the early crit- What obesity prevention interventions in the WIC setting may ical periods of development to reduce the incidence of over- be most effective for obesity prevention? weight and obesity in a substantial proportion of low-income Recent Findings The available evidence supports the concep- women and children. tualization of the role of WIC in obesity prevention across the . . life course, with suggested impacts/influence on gestational Keywords WIC Obesity
Current Pediatrics Reports – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 1, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera