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    The impact of obesity in early childhood

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    Please provide some ideas on this topic (the impact of obesity in early childhood) including some of the gaps that still need to be filled in research and also critical considerations like social change, diversity, globalism, and ethics.

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    As you receive a "heads up" on this topic including some of the gaps that still need to be filled in research and also critical considerations like social changes and diversity, I offer 2 articles for starters:

    One article proposes how social changes can decrease early childhood obesity:

    Anderson, P., & Butcher, K. (2006). Childhood obesity: trends and potential causes. The Future Of Children / Center For The Future Of Children, The David And Lucile Packard Foundation, 16(1), 19-45.

    The authors remark how diet and exercise play an eminent role since children who eat more "empty calories" and "expend fewer calories through physical activity are more likely to be obese than other children." Social ...

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