Category Archives: Childhood Obesity

Being Black in America Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (The Atlantic)

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https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/being-black-in-america-can-be-hazardous-to-your-health/561740/

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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong (Huffington Post)

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https://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/everything-you-know-about-obesity-is-wrong/

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Association of Physical Activity With Income Race Ethnicity (JAMA)

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2684233

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US obesity rate continues to rise, study finds (HealthDay)

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https://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/obesity-health-news-505/obesity-rates-keep-rising-for-u-s-adults-732269.html

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Obesity 2015

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Today’s food environments exploit people’s biological, psychological, social, and economic vulnerabilities, making it easier for them to eat unhealthy foods. This reinforces preferences and demands for foods of poor nutritional quality, furthering the unhealthy food environments. Regulatory actions from governments …

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The Good and Bad News About Obesity

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Obesity is more deadly than previously thought, but a nationwide survey shows that after rising for decades, rates have not increased for the first time in 30 years. Read the full article here.

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