Developing innovative, effective and evidence-based dietary interventions for prevention and treatment of child obesity [ 2008 - 2012 ]

Also known as: Evaluation of dietary approaches for management of overweight in children

Research Grant

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Researchers: Dr Rebecca Golley (Principal investigator)

Brief description Obesity rates for Australian children continue to rise. Reversing this trend remains a key challenge in establishing a strong foundation early in childhood for a long and healthy life. How to help children and families balance food intake with activity levels in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight remains unclear. This research program aims to inform best practice about which food patterns and dietary advice are more best in helping families eat well and reverse the obesity epidemic.

Funding Amount $AUD 288,650.63

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Public Health (Australia) ECF

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