Increase in American obesity fuels debate on cycling and treatment
- New Orleans earns fat-cat label. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p1373
Cites an article published in the April 1997 issue of `American Medical News' which lists the cities in the United States with the highest and lowest rates of adult obesity.
- Foodcapsule: Where the `big eaters' live. // FoodService Director;4/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p5
Presents a survey of the eating habits of Americans, with an increase in obesity across all age groups.
- Should fewer calories be in your future? // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug98, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p8
Reports that in the United States, the government has lowered the overweight guidelines. Information on the Body Mass Index (BMI); What some fear as a result of these guidelines; Comments from David Allison, doctor and obesity researcher; How the guidelines affect BMI; In-depth look at...
- A weekly weigh-in. // Current Health 2;Mar1991, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p16
Reports that people should weigh themselves once a week at the same time of day. Weight fluctuations.
- Why you're fat--and I'm not. Gilchrist, Elizabeth // Cosmopolitan;Mar1993, Vol. 214 Issue 3, p44
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- An end to obesity--maybe. Segell, Michael // Cosmopolitan;Nov95, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p62
Reports on the possibilities of ending obesity following the discovery of a hormone which makes mice shed their body fats in a study published in `Science' periodical.
- Fat is a black women's issue. Powers, R. // Essence (Essence);Oct89, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p75
Recounts the experiences of the author, a college junior, as an overweight black woman, which she calls a black women's issue.
- Fat facts. Davis, A.R. // Essence (Essence);Jun90, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p95
Discusses the increasing problem of obesity among African-American children. Eating to reduce stress; Snacking in front of the television; Physical and emotional effects of overeating; Tips toward helping an obese child.
- The dangerous burden of obesity. // FDA Consumer;Nov86, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p16
Being overweight is not only unfashionable, it can pose serious health hazards as well, from bone and joint disorders to an increased risk of heart disease and premature death. Perhaps the greatest suffering is due to its psychological effects--poor self image. Obesity's rile in diabetes;...
- Is your child overweight? Beard, L.M.; Satow, S. // Good Housekeeping;Sep90, Vol. 211 Issue 3, p164
Reports on overweight children and what parents can do about it. Why children are chubbier; When weight problems usually start; Heading off problems.