Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 12th, 2003
"Recent studies have shown an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in British children over the past 10-15 years," said H. David McCarthy and colleagues at London Metropolitan University and the Institute of Child Health in London. "These findings have been based on body mass index and recently standardized cut-off points. But body mass index gives no indication of the distribution of body fat, and in children, as in adults,...
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