A model of the home food environment pertaining to childhood obesity

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dc.contributor.author Rosenkranz, Richard R.
dc.contributor.author Dzewaltowski, David A.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-21T20:43:37Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-21T20:43:37Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-21T20:43:37Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/820
dc.description.abstract The home food environment can be conceptualized as overlapping interactive domains composed of built and natural, sociocultural, political and economic, micro-level and macro-level environments. Each type and level of environment uniquely contributes influence through a mosaic of determinants depicting the home food environment as a major setting for shaping child dietary behavior and the development of obesity. Obesity is a multifactorial problem, and the home food environmental aspects described here represent a substantial part of the full environmental context in which a child grows, develops, eats, and behaves. The present review includes selected literature relevant to the home food environment's influence on obesity with the aim of presenting an ecologically informed model for future research and intervention in the home food environment. en
dc.rights The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com en
dc.subject Children en
dc.subject Obesity en
dc.subject Home food environment en
dc.subject Obesigenic en
dc.subject Obesogenic en
dc.title A model of the home food environment pertaining to childhood obesity en
dc.type Article (author version) en
dc.date.published 2008 en
dc.citation.epage 140 en
dc.citation.issue 3 en
dc.citation.jtitle Nutrition reviews en
dc.citation.spage 123 en
dc.citation.volume 66 en
dc.contributor.authoreid ricardo
dc.contributor.authoreid dadx


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