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References and Related Information

References Recommended by Speakers:

Evaluation of Aggregated Food Consumption Patterns at the National, Provincial, and Community Level, Catherine Champagne, Margaret Bogle, and William Karge

Fast-food Consumption Among U.S. Adults and Children: Dietary and Nutrient Intake Profile, Sahasporn Paeratakul, Daphne Ferdinand, Catherine Champagne, Donna Ryan, and George Bray

Dietary Intake in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region: Results from the Foods of our Delta Study, Catherine Champagne, Margaret Bogle, Bernestine McGee, Kathy Yardick, Raymond Allen, Tim Kramer, Pippa Simpson, Jeffrey Gossett, and Judith Weber

The Price is Right: Economics and the Rise in Obesity, Jayachandran Variyam

Obesity Policy and the Law of Unintended Consequences, Fred Kuchler, Elise Golan, Jayachandran Variyam, and Stephen Crutchfield

Chapter 3: Nutrition Education for Preschool Children

Chapter 4: Nutrition Education for School-aged Children

Northridge M, Sclar E, Biswas P. (2003). Sorting out the connections between the built environment and health: a conceptual framework for navigating pathways and planning healthy cities. J Urban Health. 80, 556-568.

Egger G, Swinburn B, Rossner S. (2003) Dusting off the epidemiological triad: could it work with obesity?  Obesity Rev. 4, 115-119.

General Background

Executive Summary: Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance, Koplan, Liverman, and Kraak

Promoting Better Health for Young People Through Physical Activity and Sports

NIFA White Paper

CDC Body Mass Index for Children and Teens website

Healthier US.GOV website



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