Dr. Zachary Ferraro authored an article that recently appeared in Hospital News titled, “The Power of Prevention in the Early Years.”

From the article:

The battle against child obesity is a high priority in Canada not only from a population health perspective, but from the health care system’s economic perspective as well. Moreover, obesity tracks very closely from childhood to adolescence to adulthood meaning that if you have trouble maintaining a healthy weight as a child you are likely to struggle with these very same issues throughout life.

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