Obesity: Worldwide Prevalence and Trends
- It Can Happen to You. // Men's Fitness;Oct2002, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p24
Deals with the prevalence of obesity in the U.S.
- Five year changes in waist circumference, body mass index and obesity in Augsburg, Germany. Liese, Angela D.; D�ring, Angela; Hense, Hans-Werner; Keil, Ulrich // European Journal of Nutrition;2001, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p282
Summary Aims To assess temporal changes in body fat distribution, body mass index and obesity in Augsburg, Germany. Methods Waist circumference, weight and height were measured in two independent samples of 4804 and 4792, men and women, aged 25�74 years, in the MONICA Augsburg surveys 1989/90...
- Losing Weight: MORE THAN COUNTING CALORIES. Bren, Linda // FDA Consumer;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the public health epidemic of being overweight or obese in the United States. Clarification about obesity and overweight; How body mass index is determined; Consequences of excess weight. INSETS: Are You at a Healthy Weight?;How to Use the Nutrition Facts Label.
- STATESTATS. // State Legislatures;Apr2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p6
Discusses information on obesity in the United States. Causes of obesity; Resolution passed by Indiana requiring a review of the effects of obesity; Costs attributed to obesity.
- Weighty Concerns. Bednar, Joseph // BusinessWest;Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p67
Reports on the accuracy of the body mass index (BMI) for use as a guide in the medical community. Methods for using BMI; Use of the BMI in determining trends related to health and obesity; Tips for maintaining good health.
- Who's fat now? // Women's Sports & Fitness (10996079);Sep/Oct98, Vol. 1 Issue 11, p32
Editorial. Opposes the first federal obesity guidelines in the United States called body-mass index or BMI. Details on BMI; Ineffectiveness of BMI; Health benefits of being moderately active regardless of one's weight.
- Are you overweight? // Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter;Feb96, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p8
Presents a chart of height, healthy weight, and overweight correlations for Americans.
- OUR FEAR OF OBESITY. Guernsey, Diane; Freed, Janet Carlson // Town & Country;Jul2003, Vol. 157 Issue 5278, p110
Presents stories that give some perspective on obesity.
- Energy Balance and Body Composition Changes. Grande, Francisco // Annals of Internal Medicine;Feb68, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p467
Examines the results of studies on the correlation between energy expenditure and body composition changes. Comparison of the effects of fasting and a ketogenic diet on body composition; Analysis of the metabolic balance of obese subjects during fasting; Effects of caloric restriction and total...