Resources/Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Adult Obesity Facts.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13 Aug. 2012. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. <http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html>.

“The Economics of Overweight and Obesity.” Weight In America: Obesity, Eating Disorders, and Other Health Risks. Ed. Barbara Wexler. 2007 ed. Detroit: Gale, 2007. Information Plus Reference Series. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 14 Jan. 2013.

Levi, Jeffrey, Laura M. Segal, and Rebecca Salay. “Bending the Obesity Cost Curve.” Healthy Americans. Healthy Americans, Feb. 2012. Web. 15 Jan. 2013. <http://healthyamericans.org/assets/files/TFAH%202012ObesityBrief06.pdf>.

Pomerance, Rachel. “Why We’re So Fat: What’s Behind the Latest Obesity Rates.” US News. U.S.News & World Report, 16 Aug. 2012. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. <http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2012/08/16/why-were-so-fat-whats-behind-the-latest-obesity-rates>.

“Fresh Food Versus Fast Food: A Look At Healthy Food Access in Metro Atlanta.”  Regional Snapshot.  Atlanta Regional Commission.  Jan. 2011.  <http://clatl.com/images/blogimages/2011/01/27/1296172724-rs_jan2011.pdf>

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Efforts for Prevention:

Georgia SHAPE: http://www.georgiashape.org

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Strong4Life: http://www.strong4life.com

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