Obesity

High quality essays written by experts on health and nutrition are presented. Essays discuss the rise of obesity in the U.S., the problem of childhood obesity, and solutions for obesity such as physical education, nutrition education, and changes to restaurant and school lunch menus.

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Are the Fat More Jolly?

Annals of Behavioral Medicine

Investigates the association of obesity and mental health. Ratio of mental health by obesity status; Obesity status predicting mental health... READ MORE »

Healthy Families--Healthy Bodies Preventing Obesity.

Total Health

Offers some guidelines to prevent childhood obesity in the U.S. Need to recognize obesity; Factors that contributed to excessive weight; Role of... READ MORE »

Today's kids are no worse for weight.

Education Digest

Discusses various aspects of obesity among children. Defining overweight; Causes of obesity in children; The issue of fat and cholesterol; Ways in... READ MORE »

OUR FEAR OF OBESITY.

Town & Country

Presents stories that give some perspective on obesity. READ MORE »

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Notebook

Notebook

FDA Consumer

Looks at obese women. Risk of obesity. READ MORE »

Obesity in America: Inevitable?

Obesity in America: Inevitable?

Nutrition Action Health Letter

Discusses the inevitability of obesity in the United States. Information on obesity; Efforts to prevent obesity. READ MORE »

Obesity in children

Obesity in children

Pulse

Focuses on obesity in children. Information on obesity; Risk of obesity in adults; Causes of obesity; Syndromes that are associated with obesity;... READ MORE »

Obesity in America

Obesity in America

Medical Update

Deals with obesity in the United States. READ MORE »

Further Reading

Further Reading

Too Big to Fit? Social Discrimination & Body Size

This section presents a bibliography on obesity. READ MORE »

FAT AMERICA

FAT AMERICA

BusinessWest

Reports on the obesity problems in the U.S. Statistics of obese persons in the country; Health risks of obesity; Factors that contribute to obesity. READ MORE »

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: A 'BIG' PROBLEM

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: A 'BIG' PROBLEM

Medical Update

Addresses the incidence of obesity in children. READ MORE »

SIX REASONS

SIX REASONS

Shape

Discusses reasons for overeating and obesity. READ MORE »

Can genes be blamed for obesity?

Can genes be blamed for obesity?

Nutridate

Discusses the role of genes in obesity. Health risks of obesity; Prevalence of obesity in Australia; Genes responsible for obesity. INSET: Student... READ MORE »

Preface (Hot Topic: Medicinal Strategies in the Treatment of Obesity Guest Editor: Akio Inui)

Preface (Hot Topic: Medicinal Strategies in the Treatment of Obesity Guest Editor: Akio Inui)

Current Medicinal Chemistry - Central Nervous System Agents

Focuses on the treatment of obesity. Diseases associated with obesity; Strategies of obesity treatment; Advances in anti-obesity therapeutics. READ MORE »

Public Policy Statement on Obesity and Health

Public Policy Statement on Obesity and Health

Nutrition in Clinical Care

Presents the public policy statement on obesity and health in the United States. Prevalence of obesity in the country; Description of obesity;... READ MORE »

Take our survey and win!

Take our survey and win!

Shape

Presents information on a obesity survey. READ MORE »

CHILDHOOD OBESITY ON THE RISE

CHILDHOOD OBESITY ON THE RISE

Soldiers

Reports on the incidence of obesity in the United States. Prevalence of obesity; Major causes of obesity; Health hazards associated with obesity. READ MORE »

Fat chance

Fat chance

New Orleans Magazine

Discusses the health risks of obesity. Causes of obesity; Attributes of obese people; Treatments for obesity; Effect of the condition to a person's... READ MORE »

Nature and Nurture in Childhood Obesity

Nature and Nurture in Childhood Obesity

British Medical Journal

Examines the nature of childhood obesity in Great Britain. Prevalence of obesity in children; Cause of obesity; Prevention of obesity in younger... READ MORE »

Children in Hospitals

Children in Hospitals

Pediatrics for Parents

Provides information on obesity in children. READ MORE »

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