Obesity - A Growing Epidemic Research Paper by hicaliber

Obesity - A Growing Epidemic
A discussion regarding obesity in the USA.
# 93090 | 1,323 words | 8 sources | APA | 2006 | US


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This paper discusses the issue of obesity amongst the American population. The paper reports that obesity is becoming one of the most serious threats to health in many industrialized countries and especially in the United States.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Childhood Obesity - 2005 Update and Overview of Policy Options. Retrieved February 12, 2005 from National Conference of State Legislature. Web site: http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/ChildhoodObesity-2005.htm
  • Childhood Overweight. NASO; North American Association for the Study of obesity. Retrieved February 16, 2006 from http://www.naaso.org/information/childhood_overweight.asp;
  • Farley T. and Cohen D. (2001) Fixing a Fat Nation. Retrieved February 15, 2006 from http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2001/0112.farley.cohen.html
  • Hamilton. G.S. (2003) Childhood Obesity in Virginia. Virginia Commission on Youth May 19, 2003. Retrieved February 13, 2006 fromhttp://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:u1krCUUFKjoJ:coy.state.va.us/docs/ChildhoodObesity.ppt+The+Centers+for+Disease+Control+reports+only+eight+percent+of+elementary+schools+offer+daily+physical+education+classes hl=en
  • Hearne. S. et al. ( 2004) F as in Fat: How obesity policies are failing in America. Retrieved 12, February 2006 from Trust for America's health. Web site:http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:pbbUEelBegwJ:healthyamericans.org/reports/obesity/ObesityReport.pdf+The+Centers+for+Disease+Control+reports+only+eight+percent+of+elementary+schools+offer+daily+physical+education+classes hl=en

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APA Format

Obesity - A Growing Epidemic (2007, March 09) Retrieved March 01, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/obesity-a-growing-epidemic-93090/

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"Obesity - A Growing Epidemic" 09 March 2007. Web. 01 March. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/obesity-a-growing-epidemic-93090/>

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