High-Quality Childhood Programs can Prevent Development of Chronic Diseases

March 28, 2014 3:36 PM

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Childhood programs are created to educate children and adolescents about healthy lifestyles. Even though these programs aim to improve children's diets and activity levels, not everyone has access to them. According to a new study, researchers found that high-quality programs are effective in preventing the development of chronic diseases in later life.

The researchers from the University College London (UCL), the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina examined the effects of attending a high-quality early childhood development program for disadvantaged children. The team analyzed over 30-years of information taken from the Abec...

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