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Bonaire

Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean

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442–5
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There is a high prevalence of obesity in children in Bonaire. Effective measures are urgently needed to prevent obesity and overweight; these should focus on stimulating healthy eating habits and more physical activity.
 
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Objective: To determine the prevalence of overweight among school children in Bonaire, an island in the Caribbean, and to obtain clues for prevention of overweight.
 
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014
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