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Childhood obesity: every little bit helps
  1. Concepción Tomás Aznar,
  2. Luis A Moreno
  1. Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, C/Domingo Miral s/n, Zaragoza, Spain
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor Concepción Tomás Aznar
 Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, C/Domingo Miral s/n 50009 Zaragoza, Spain; ctomas{at}unizar.es

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Overweight and obesity can be simply viewed as a result of the equilibrium between energy intake and expenditure or widely viewed as a public health issue. For a better understanding of the obesity pandemic, the ecological model should be taken into account in the broad sense of the term, including mediator factors, such as education and behaviour changes, and also globalisation as an important determinant of overweight.1 Childhood …

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