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

Does obesity affect mental health? Two waves of data from a panel study of community residents 50 years and older were used to investigate the... 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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