TITLE

As the U.S. wins die war against hunger, it's losing the battle against weight gain

AUTHOR(S)
Thorn, Bret
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Nation's Restaurant News;10/18/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the problem of obesity in the United States. Factors driving the prevalence of obesity; Results of studies on the causes of obesity.
ACCESSION #
14885880

 

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