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Key Concepts to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

By Heather Hamilton, PhD., LMHC, NCC, DCC  |  ©2022BreakThrough! Preventing childhood obesity  begins before birth. In utero, a mother’s diet during pregnancy influences a child’s preferences, metabolism, and developmental features. These influences develop the central reward processes in the brain and can lead to a lifelong preference for fatty and/or sugary foods [1]. Food &… Read more »