obesity and health


American Heart Association Call to Action: Obesity as a Major Risk Factor for Coronary Heart Disease, Robert Eckel and Ronald Krauss, Circulation, 1998;97:2099-2100.

Childhood Obesity and Adult Cardiovascular Mortality, David Gunnell, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1998:67:1111-8. See also pp. 1106-7 and 1130-5 in this special issue on childhood obesity.

Do 'Apples' Fare Worse than 'Pears'?, in a special section on obesity, Science, 29 May, 1998, pp. 1364-90.

Not All Fat Is Alike, Peter Arner, The Lancet, 2 May 1998, pp. 1301-2.

That Other National Expansion, The Economist, 20 December 1997, pp. 27-8.


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