A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Core Curriculum 2nd Ed Downloadable Content: Chapter 16, Pediatric Obesity
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Chapter 16: Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Efficacy and Safety of Popular Diets and Weight Control Programs
Catherine Christie, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND
Claudia Sealey-Potts, PhD, RDN, FAND
Connie Labyak, PhD, RDN
Judith C. Rodriguez, PhD, RDN, FAND
Chapter 16 Contents
Clinical Approach to the Overweight/Obese Child or Adolescent
Use of Popular Diets
Meta-analysis of Intervention Programs for Children and Adolescents
Lifelong Weight Management
Types of Popular Diets
Behavioral Weight-Management Plans
Food-Focused Weight-Loss Plans
Reduced Macronutrient Content Plans
Food Group Guides/Exchange Systems
Food Timing/Meals and Snacks Combinations
Commercial Meal/Snack Replacements
Diets Designed for Use With Children and Adolescents
Balanced Macronutrient Low-Kilocalorie Diets
Traffic Light Diet
Multidisciplinary Behavior Change Programs
1. Describe the importance of weight maintenance vs weight
loss recommendations for children and adolescents.
2. Critique one of the discussed popular diets for use with children.
3. Describe 3 positive characteristics of a weight-loss plan discussed for use with adolescents.
4. Assess the efficacy of a balanced macronutrient low-kilocalorie diet for use with children.
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