TITLE

How Fat Are We? Obesity Epidemic Needs a Grain of Salt

AUTHOR(S)
LaRochelle, Mark
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec2002, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the obesity epidemic in the U.S. Background on several approaches to the problem of obesity; Definition of overweight; Impact of the decision of the U.S. government to change the thresholds for weight and obesity; Discussion on the issues on body mass index used in assessing the obesity epidemic; Most important factor for good health. INSET: Nutritional Guidelines.
ACCESSION #
8892835

 

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