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Fed Up!: Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity

Susan Okie - Medical - 2005 - 336 pages
Once dismissed by the medical profession as a purely cosmetic problem, obesity now ranks second only to smoking as a wholly preventable cause of death. Indeed, it's implicated ...
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Preventing Childhood Obesity:: Health in the Balance

Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth, Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2005 - 436 pages
Children's health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement ...
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Busy Mom's Guide to Family Nutrition

Paul C. Reisser - Health & Fitness - 2012 - 208 pages
With almost everything you need to know to care for your family available on the Internet or at the library these days, how do you sort through the wealth of information ...
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The Obesity Reality: A Comprehensive Approach to a Growing Problem

Naheed Ali - Health & Fitness - 2012 - 352 pages
Although every day we read news reports linking health problems to diet and lifestyle, there remains a dearth of books on the topic that consider obesity from a variety of ...
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Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World

Greg Critser - Health & Fitness - 2004 - 240 pages
In this astonishing expose, journalist Greg Critser looks beyond the sensational headlines to reveal why nearly 60 percent of Americans are now overweight. Critser's sharp-eyed ...
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Reversing the Obesogenic Environment

Obesity - 2011 - 233 pages
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Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools: Leading the Way Toward Healthier Youth

Committee on Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2007 - 269 pages
Food choices and eating habits are learned from many sources. The school environment plays a significant role in teaching and modeling health behaviors. For some children ...
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