Footnotes: "Scaling Adult Obesity"

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Publications and Resources

by Angela Lumpkin

1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Physical Activity. Facts about Physical Activity.

2 Ibid.

3 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vital Signs. Latest Findings. Adult Obesity.

4 CBS HealthWatch. Feb. 11, 2009. “Americans Are Obsessed with Fast Food: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.” Interview with Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.

5 Atkins.com. Atkins Lifestyle, Science Articles and Library. Between-Meal Nibbling.

6 U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. (December 2010.) Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.

7 Nord, M., Coleman,-Jensen, A., et al. for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (November 2010.) Economic Research Report No. 108. Household Food Security in the United States, 2009.

8 CBS News. (Aug. 4, 2011.) Reprinted from The Associated Press. “Study: Healthy Eating a Privilege of the Rich.

9 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overweight and Obesity. Adult Obesity Facts.

10 Ogden, C., Carroll, M., et al., for the Centers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics, Data Brief No. 82 (January 2012). Prevalence of Obesity in the United States, 2009-2010.

11 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Healthy Weight - It’s Not a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle! The Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity.

12 Dor, A., Ferguson, C., et al., George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Health Policy. (Sept. 21, 2010.) A Heavy Burden: The Individual Costs of Being Overweight and Obese in the United States.

13 Harvard School of Public Health. The Obesity Prevention Source. Economic Costs.

14 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

15 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Physical Activity. How Much Physical Activity Do Adults Need?

16 U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. (December 2010.) Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.

17 U.S. Department of Agriculture. ChooseMyPlate.gov.

18 Collins, Glenn. The New York Times. (June 10, 2009.) “Customers Prove There’s a Market for Fresh Produce.”And Materre, Micah (reporter), Grimes, Pam (producer), Howard, Nelson (photojournalist) and Guzzardo, Jordan (editor), for WGN-TV.com (June 6, 2011.) “Fresh Moves: An Old CTA Bus Becomes a Vehicle for Change.”             

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