2012 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology that finds health risks are different in terms of obesity for African-American and white adults.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine casting doubt on whether access to healthful food is the key variable in explaining obesity trends among youth.
2010 study from the USDA’s Economic Research Service on the impact of governmental dietary targets.
2011 study in The New England Journal of Medicine on the type of neighborhood in which an individual lives and health outcomes.
Report by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity examining nutrition and market of sugary drinks.
2011 meta-study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the associations between television viewing habits and a person’s risk of Type 2 Diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other causes of mortality.
2011 study in The New England Journal of Medicine on patterns of food consumption and exercise and their lifetime effects
Report in the journal Appetite on the results of two studies on people’s attitudes toward sweet flavors and the impact of sugary drinks on taste preferences
2011 study in Current Anthropology on body norms and fat stigma worldwide
2009 study in the American Journal of Public Health on the effects of certain kinds of television content on child weight problems.
2011 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on the relationship between leisure activities and cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality.
2011 report by the Prevention Institute examining the nutritional qualities of 58 children’s products with front-of-the-package labeling
2010 study by researchers from the Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health and others on the relationship between different amounts of physical activity and weight changes.
2010 study by researchers from UCSF, the University of Oklahoma and UC Berkeley on the prevalence of obesity among California public school students
2010 study on the effects of a school-based program addressing risk factors for diabetes and obesity.
2010 report by the American Public Health Association examining the external costs that automotive-transportation systems impose.
2010 study looking at the potential effects on children’s diet of putting nutrition information on fast food items.
2010 paper by Columbia University and City College researchers on the impact of smoking and obesity on mortality and disease.
2009 study published in PLoS ONE assessing the U.S. food supply, consumption and waste.