Obesity in North America. An overview.

  title={Obesity in North America. An overview.},
  author={David B. Allison and Sarena E. Saunders},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={305-32, v}
The terms "obesity" and "overweight" mean different things to different people. This article discusses such issues as prevalence, morbidity, mortality, and psychosocial effects. Definitions and various classifications of obesity are discussed also.