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Recommended Reading - 3/11/16

Brownell, K. D., Kersh, R., Ludwig, D. S., Post, R. C., Puhl, R. M., Schwartz, M. B., & Willett, W. C. (2010). Personal responsibility and obesity: A constructive approach to a controversial issue. Health Affairs, 29(3), 379–387. http://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2009.0739

Casazza, K., Fontaine, K. R., & Astrup, A. (2013). Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity. The New England Journal of Medicine, 368(5), 446–54.

Huang, T. T., Drewnosksi, A., Kumanyika, S., & Glass, T. a. (2009). A systems-oriented multilevel framework for addressing obesity in the 21st century. Preventing Chronic Disease, 6(3), A82. http://doi.org/A97 [pii]

Sturm, R., & An, R. (2014). Obesity and economic environments. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 00(5), 337–350. http://doi.org/10.3322/caac.21237

Wansink, B. (2012). Hidden persuaders : environmental contributors to obesity. In Akabas et al, Textbook of Obesity (pp. 108–122).

Recommended Reading - 30/11/16

de Melo Boff, R., Liboni, R. P. A., de Azevedo Batista, I. P., de Souza, L. H., & da Silva Oliveira, M. (2014). Weight loss interventions for overweight and obese adolescents: a systematic review. Eating and Weight Disorders-Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 1-19.[researchgate]

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Barry, C. L., Brescoll, V. L., Brownell, K. D., Schlesinger, M., The, S., Quarterly, M., … Barry, L. (2009). Obesity Metaphors : How Beliefs about the Causes of Obesity Affect Support for Public Policy All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions Obesity Metaphors : How Beliefs about the Causes of Obesity Affect Support for Public Policy. The Milbank Quarterly, 87(1), 7–47. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25474358

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Metcalf, B. S., Hosking, J., Jeffery, a N., Voss, L. D., Henley, W., & Wilkin, T. J. (2011). Fatness leads to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to fatness: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 45). Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96, 942–947. http://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.175927

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Pedisic, Z., Grunseit, A., Ding, D., Chau, J. Y., Banks, E., Stamatakis, E., … Bauman, A. E. (2014). High sitting time or obesity: Which came first? Bidirectional association in a longitudinal study of 31,787 Australian adults. Obesity, 00(00), 1–5. http://doi.org/10.1002/oby.20817

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Saunders, T. (2012) How should public health advocates engage with Big Food? http://blogs.plos.org/obesitypanacea/2012/06/21/how-should-public-health-advocates-engage-with-big-food/