Research Guide: Childhood Obesity

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  • Dictionary of Food and Nutrition
  • Online Only
  • Dictionary of Public Health
  • Online Only
  • Encyclopedia of Public Health
  • REF RA 423. E 53 2002
  • Fed Up! Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity
  • RJ 399. C 6 O 383 2005
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy Through Adolescence
  • REF RJ 26. G 35 2005
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition
  • REF RA 784. G 345 2008
  • Magill's Medical Guide
  • REF RC 41. M 34 2005
  • Preventing Childhood Obesity
  • REF RJ 399. C 6 I 575 2005
  • Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals
  • RM 216. P 778 1997
  • Underage & Overweight: America's Childhood Obesity Crisis What Every Family Needs to Know
  • RJ 399. C 6 B 47 2004
  • Understanding Childhood Obesity
  • RJ 399. C 6 S 63 1999

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Web Sites

American Obesity Association

The American Obesity Association is dedicated to raising awareness about obesity.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC is one of the best known medical organizations in the world. Their research and statistical information are available on this site.

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic is a premier medical facility. This site makes some of their research available.

National Institutes of Health

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