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Obesity…Be Dammed!: What It Will Take to Turn the Tide

@inproceedings{Katz2006ObesityBeDW,
  title={Obesity…Be Dammed!: What It Will Take to Turn the Tide},
  author={D. Katz},
  year={2006}
}
In the United States, obesity is not only epidemic, but arguably the gravest and most poorly controlled public health threat of our time.1,2,3 Some 65-80% of adults in the US are overweight or obese, defined as a body mass index (BMI) at or above 25kg/m.2,4 The increasingly global economy has rendered obesity an increasingly global problem, with the United States the putative epicenter of an obesity pandemic.5,6,7 Rates of obesity are already high and rising in most developed countries, and… Expand
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