Middle school intervention program leads to long-term BMI reduction for obese students

Posted by on May 24, 2016 1:25 am
Categories: health

A five-week obesity prevention program for seventh grade students in Southern California helped obese students lose weight over a long-term period. The average reduction in body mass index (BMI) measured for obese students of average height two years later when they entered high school translated into about nine pounds lower bodyweight.

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