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Childhood Obesity: The Need for Practice Based Solutions - A South African Perspective

By A.E. Pienaar and G.L. Strydom

Submitted: April 7th 2011Reviewed: September 2nd 2011Published: March 28th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/32158

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A.E. Pienaar and G.L. Strydom (March 28th 2012). Childhood Obesity: The Need for Practice Based Solutions - A South African Perspective, Childhood Obesity, Sevil Ari Yuca, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/32158. Available from:

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