Obesity Prevention in Children


April 26, 2017 by: Alvin N. Eden, MD Article Tags:

In 1975 I published my first book, Growing Up Thin, which addressed the problem of obesity in children. It was a huge success and received a great deal of publicity. Yet despite these efforts, 40 years later, children are fatter than ever. So what happened during these past 40 years? 1.      More and more meals…

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Dr. Eden is the Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York and a clinical professor of pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. He practices in Forest Hills, NY. He is the past chairman of the Section on Pediatrics, New York Academy of Medicine. His latest book is Fit From The Start, How to Prevent Childhood Obesity.

Alvin N. Eden

Alvin N. Eden, MD