According to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, household routine improvement interventions can reduce body mass index (BMI) among low-income, minority children.
The study aims to evaluate home-based interventions, in contrast with a mailed control condition focused on healthful development, resulted in improvements in household routines that prevent childhood overweight and obesity among racial/ethnic minority and low-income households.
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