Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 21st, 2008
These guidelines, part of a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) "Lipid Screening and Cardiovascular Health in Childhood," also recommend dietary changes for certain children and reemphasize the importance of following the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and increasing physical activity.(1)
One change the report recommends is to consider the use of reduced-fat dairy foods, such as reduced-fat (2%) milk, for children between 12...
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