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Overweight among low-income preschool children associated with the consumption of sweet drinks: Missouri, 1999–2002

Welsh JA. Overweight among low-income preschool children associated with the consumption of sweet drinks: Missouri, 1999–2002. Pediatrics. Feb 2005;115(2):e223-e229.

The author explored the association between overweight low-income preschool children and sweet drink consumption. The results indicated that children at risk of overweight at baseline who consumed at least one sweet drink per day were more likely to become overweight.

Categories: Obesity Prevention