- Why So Many Black Women Are Overweight--And What They Can Do About It. Hughes, Zondra // Ebony;Mar2000, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p92
Discusses why many Afro-American women are overweight. Comments from Otelio Randall, director of the General Clinical Research Center at Howard University; Diseases associated with obesity; Details on the study concerning obesity conducted by the American Cancer of Society.
- Why So Many Black Women Are Overweight. Norville Perez, Lucille C. // Ebony;Jul2002, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p74
Focuses on the high rate of obesity among Afro-American women. Attributions to the trend; Recommendations.
- Obesity in black women. Brown, Monique R. // Black Enterprise;Aug99, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p153
Reports on the health risks of obesity among Afro-American women in the United States.
- Our expert's opinion. V.V. // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov95, Issue 11, p51
Gives advice on obesity for Afro-American women. Need to focus on nutrition; Varying diets; Using flavorings like herbs, garlic and onions.
- Fitting the picture. King, Surena // Heart & Soul;Feb99, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p44
Focuses on strategies adopted by a 28-year old Afro-American woman to improve her physical fitness and control her obesity. Types exercise routines practiced to improve fitness; Incorporation of improving her diet by eating more fruits and vegetables; Ideal weight achieved after five years. ...
- Black Women and Obesity. // Tennessee Tribune;5/12/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p3B
The article offers suggestions on how African American women address obesity such as doing physical activity, changing behavior, and decreasing in caloric intake.
- Fat: Tipping toward a trouble spot. French, Mary Ann // Heart & Soul;Apr/May99, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p50
Focuses on the prevalence of obesity among Afro-American women according to study findings of University of Chicago professor Shiriki Kumanyika. Cultural and lifestyle factors that encourage obesity among black women; Strategies for Afro-American women to determine whether they are obese.
- Obesity and Body Ideals in the Media: Health and Fitness Practices of Young African-American Women. Duncan, Margaret Carlisle; Robinson, T. Tavita // Quest (00336297);Feb2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p77
Presents a study on the health and fitness practices of young African-American women. Examination of popular mass media images; Determination of perception of body ideals; Views on obesity.
- 90 Percent of Americans Could Be Overweight or Obese by 2030. Levin, Susan // Good Medicine;Fall2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p5
The article discusses a research on the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. by 2030, conducted at the John Hopkins Bloomberg school of Public Health in Maryland. It mentions the percentage of adults that will become overweight or obese by 2030. The respective percentage of...