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. "2 Background." Joint U.S.-Mexico Workshop on Preventing Obesity in Children and Youth of Mexican Origin: Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2007.
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FIGURE 2-1 Childhood obesity prevalence, 1963–2002.
SOURCE: Hedley et al. (2004).
Implications for Children and Society: Physical, Social, and Emotional Health Consequences of Obesity
Type 2 diabetes
Negative body image
Teasing and bullying
SOURCE: IOM (2005).