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ARTICLES

Burton , Scott, et al. “Attacking the Obesity Epidemic: The Potential Health Benefits of Providing Nutrition Information in Restaurants.” American Journal of Public Health 96.9 (Sept. 2006): 1669-1675. Academic Search Premiere. EbscoHost. St. Bonaventure U Lib., St. Bonaventure , N.Y. 6 Sept. 2007 <http://search.ebscohost.com/.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22304271&site=ehost-live>.

Farer, Leslie J. “Weapons of MASS Consumption.” American Fitness 24.2 (Mar.-Apr. 2006): 34-36. Academic Search Premiere. EbscoHost. St. Bonaventure U Lib., St. Bonaventure , N.Y. 11 Sept. 2007 <http://search.ebscohost.com/.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=19901382&site=ehost-live>.

Grotz, V Lee. “A Look at Food Industry Responses to the Rising Prevalence of Overweight.” Nutrition Reviews Part 2 of 2 ser. 64.2 (Feb. 2006): S48-S52. Academic Search Premiere. EbscoHost. St. Bonaventure U Lib., St Bonaventure , N.Y. 11 Sept. 2007 <http://search.ebscohost.com/‌login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20316503&site=ehost-live>.

Tillotson, James H. “ AMERICA ’S OBESITY: Conflicting Public Policies, Industrial Economic Development, and Unintended Human Consequences.” Annual Review of Nutrition 24.1 (2004): 617-643. Academic Search Premiere. EbscoHost. St. Bonaventure U Lib., St. Bonaventure , N.Y. 6 Sept. 2007 <http://search.ebscohost.com/.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=13599762&site=ehost-live>.

USA Today Magazine. “Food Industry Is Making AMERICA FAT.” USA Today 130.2675 (Aug. 2001): 1. Academic Search Premier. EbscoHost. St. Bonaventure U Lib., St. Bonaventure , N.Y. 5 Sept. 2007 <http://search.ebscohost.com/.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=5225926&site=ehost-live>.

 

 

 

BOOKS

Brownell, Kelly D. Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America’s Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do About It. N.p.: Contemporary Books, 2004.

SBU LIBRARY CALL # RA645.023 B76 2004

Goodall, Jane. Harvest For Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating. N.p.: Warner Books, 2005.

SBU LIBRARY CALL # TX631. G66 2005

Pool, Robert. Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic. N.p.: Oxford University Press, 2001.

SBU LIBRARY CALL # RC628 .P625 2001

Shell, Ellen Ruppel. The Hungry Gene: The Science of Fat and the Future of Thin. N.p.: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002.

SBU LIBRARY CALL # RC628 .S48 2002

Wood, Phillip A. How Fat Works. N.p.: Harvard University Press, 2006.

SBU LIBRARY CALL # QP751 .W66 2006

 

WEB SITES

 

American Dietetic Association. High Fructose Corn Syrup. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.eatright.org/cps/rde/xchg/ada/hs.xsl/nutrition_7883_ENU_HTML.htm .

American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.asbp.org/.

Center for Ecoliteracy. Rethinking School Lunch. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.ecoliteracy.org/programs/rsl.html.

Center for Science in the Public Interest. Soft Drinks and Health. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://cspinet.org/sodapop/.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adolescent Health. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec801e457a.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. BMI -- Body Mass Index. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overweight and Obesity .Retrieved November 10, 2007 from  http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/ .

Consumer Health Journal. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.consumerhealthjournal.com/.

Harvard School of Public Health: Fats & Cholesterol. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/fats.html.

Kaiser Family Foundation. Program for the Study of Entertainment Media and Health. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.kff.org/about/entmediastudies.cfm.

MSN Health & Fitness. Obesity in America . Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://health.msn.com/reports/obesity/ .

National Adolescent Health Information Center (NAHIC): Publications & Projects. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://nahic.ucsf.edu/index.php/publications/.

National Institutes of Health. Department of Health and Human Services. Calculate Your Body Mass Index. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/.

Nutrition.gov. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.nutrition.gov/.

Public Broadcasting Service. Frontline: Diet Wars. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/diet/.

Shape Up America!. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.shapeup.org/.

Trust for America’s Health. F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in America 2005. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://healthyamericans.org/reports/obesity2005/ .

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. smallstep.gov. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.smallstep.gov/.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Keystone Forum. Backgrounder: Keystone Forum on Away-From-Home Foods: Opportunities for Preventing Weight Gain and Obesity Report. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/bgowg2.html .

University of California, Davis. Cooperative Extension. Nutrition Perspectives. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/perspectives/.

University of Michigan Health System. Your Child: Television. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/yourchild/tv.htm.

Washington Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity. Physical Activity: It Fits With Life. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.beactive.org .

Washington State Department of Health: Nutrition & Physical Activity. Retrieved November 10, 2007 from http://www.doh.wa.gov/cfh/nutritionPA/ .