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Monday, June 25, 2012

SKINNY ON OBESITY VIDEO SERIES

Obesity affects everyone due to lost productivity, absenteeism & health care notes Robert Lustig, MD

"Why should you care [about obesity] if you're not fat?" asks Robert Lustig, MD, pediatric endocrinoligist from the University of California, San Francisco in the 7-part video series called “The Skinny on Obesity” (Episode 7). Read the entire article | Email this article
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SKINNY ON OBESITY VIDEO SERIES

Obesity affects national security notes Robert Lustig, MD

"Three (3) Surgeon Generals and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have declared obesity a threat to national security because people who try to join the armed forces are turned away because of obesity," notes Robert Lustig, MD, pediatric endocrinoligist from the University of California, San Francisco in the 7-part video series called “The Skinny on Obesity” (Episode 7). Read the entire article | Email this article
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SKINNY ON OBESITY VIDEO SERIES

Obesity affects economic balance notes Elissa Epel

"Even if you're not obese, you are dramatically affected by obesity in every way by our society having an epidemic of obesity, and it's affecting the economic balance… It's almost like an energy balance on an individual level that has gone to a societal level that permeates both economic and environmental medium that we all live in and are affected by on a daily basis," notes Elissa Epel from the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment, University of California, San Francisco in the 7-part video series called “The Skinny on Obesity” (Episode 7). Read the entire article | Email this article
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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

PROPERTY VALUE & OBESITY

Obesity rates in a given ZIP code drop by 2% for each additional $100,000 in median home price

Obesity rates in a given ZIP code in the U.S. were inversely related to the median home price, that is, the higher the home price, the lower the rates of obesity, according to a study conducted by Dr. Adam Drewnowski and others from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, U.S. Read the entire article | Email this article
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