Footnotes: "U.S. Weighed Down by Adult Obesity"

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Publications and Resources

by Angela Lumpkin

1U.S. Obesity Trends,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

2What Is Coronary Heart Disease,” National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

3What Are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?” National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

4Adult Obesity,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

5 Reinberg, S. “Almost 10 Percent of U.S. Medical Costs Tied to Obesity,” ABC News. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

6 Reinberg, S. “Almost 10 Percent of U.S. Medical Costs Tied to Obesity,” ABC News, and “Adult Obesity,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

7 Fairfield, H. “Factory Food,” The New York Times, April 3, 2010. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

8 Young, L. R., and Nestle, M. (2002). “The Contribution of Expanding Portion Sizes to the U.S. Obesity Epidemic,” American Journal of Public Health, 92(2), 246-249. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

9 Stewart, H., Blisard, N., and Jolliffe, D. (2006). Let’s Eat Out: Americans Weigh Taste, Convenience, and Nutrition, U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Information Bulletin Number 19.

10Executive Summary,” Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

11American Time Use Survey — 2010 Results,” U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

12Average Time Spent Online per U.S. Visitor in 2010,” comScore Data Mine, Jan. 13, 2011. Retrieved Oct.  21, 2011.

13 Schonfeld, E. “People Spend as Much Time on Mobile as Reading Newspapers and Magazines,” Tech Crunch, Dec. 15, 2010. Retrieved Oct. 26, 2011.

14 Ibid.

15Executive Summary,” Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010.

16Choose MyPlate,” U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

172008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved Oct. 21, 2011.

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