Obesity By State 2008
Food Police Want To Ban “Happy Meal” Toys: Is This Too Far?kankusta duo prospect
A county supervisor in California wants to ban Happy Meal toys and other similar treats that are given away with children’s fast food meals.
This same county in Silcon Valley issued a law in 2008 that required chain restaurants to include a calorie count on their menus, which was later adopted by the state of California. And trends that start in California often spread to the rest of the nation.
Ken Yeager, the Santa Clara County Supervisor, is presenting a law at Tuesday’s county board meeting to ban toys given away with unhealthy food. He believes the toys are used to encourage children to eat fatty, sugary, high-calorie meals that can lead to childhood obesity.
Too far !
I Think they went too far waking up…BTW,I’m Planing a Big Ol’Steak with Eggs for Breakfast(for the PETA FUBARS)…Then for Lunch I was thinking about a Rack-o-Ribs.
Dinner I was thinking about a Whole Chicken BBQ’d on the Grill…What Say You PETA Minions…
Childhood Obesity Athens State University
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During the past twenty years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. An estimated thirty percent of adults in the US are obese; in 1980, only fifteen percent were. The issue is gaining greater attention with the CDC and with the public health world in general. This book will offer practical information about the methodology of epidemiologic studies of obesity, suitabl…
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The Fattening of America: How The Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What To Do About It
In The Fattening of America, renowned health economist Eric Finkelstein, along with business writer Laurie Zuckerman, reveal how the U.S. economy has become the driving force behind our expanding waistlines. Blending theory, research, and engaging personal anecdotes the authors discuss how declining food costs—especially for high-calorie, low-nutrient foods—and an increasing usage of technolog…
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Obesity in America, 1850-1939: A History of Social Attitudes and Treatment
This is a study of obesity in America from 1850 to 1939, concentrating on how the condition was viewed, studied, and treated. It examines the images and stereotypes that were associated with fatness, the various remedies that were proposed for the condition, and the often bizarre theories used to explain it, including the idea that ordinary tap water was fattening. From about 1850 to 1879, obesit…
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Food, Inc. lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, thelivelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Food, Inc. reveals surprising and often shocking truths about what we eat, how it’s produced and who we have become as a nati…