Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents represent a serious public health problem in Peru, with high costs for society that require the implementation of a set of public policies directed toward its control. Thus, interventions have been proposed as the regulation of advertising of unhealthy foods, self-regulation, the implementation of kiosks healthy and nutritional labeling. From the analysis of the problem of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Peru, this article is a narrative review of such interventions.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2013|
Aquino-Vivanco, Ó., Aramburu, A., Munares-García, Ó., Gómez-Guizado, G., García-Torres, E., Donaires-Toscano, F., & Fiestas, F. (2013). Interventions to control overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Peru. Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica, 275-282.