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Alternativas en Psicología

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MERCADO, Pablo  and  VILCHIS, Gonzalo. La obesidad infantil en México. Altern. psicol. [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.28, pp. 49-57. ISSN 1405-339X.

Now a day there are a lot of causes that have been increasing the children obesity in Mexico. The more relevant points where the impact of the medias and the few physical activity in the population. The eating habits are not correct and in combination with the fast food make that in the last years the obesity have grown considerably in our country. This study was made with four hundred participants of third to sixth grade of a public primary school, and the results showed that the past facts have a great impact in the alimentation of the child population.

Keywords : Obesity; overweight; child.

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