Background: The nutritional status of the child population is related to the development of a nation and it is necessary to implement strategies to improve the health and nutritional conditions of the population. Therefore, the objective was to conduct a documentary review and propose strategies to guide interventions to address nutritional disorders due to excess in the moments of the life course, early childhood, infancy and adolescence. Methods: Systematic literature review study structured under the PRISMA statement, in the period from January 2016 to November 2021. The databases established for the search were: SCOPUS, PUBMED, LILACS, and SCIENCE DIRECT. Results: 74 articles were included, which allowed categorizing the strategies in four axes, physical activity, diet therapy, eating behavior and health interventions; from which it was possible to review the various recommendations on the current management of childhood overweight and obesity. Conclusions: The importance of generating strategies and recommendations for the approach to nutritional alterations due to excess in children and adolescents, related to timely diagnosis and inter and transdisciplinary treatment plans, was demonstrated.
|Translated title of the contribution||Comprehensive management of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity: Systematic review of the literature|
|Journal||Revista Espanola de Nutricion Comunitaria|
|State||Published - Jun 2022|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Nutrition and Dietetics