Susan Okie, "Fed Up!: Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity"
Joseph Henry Press | February 11, 2005 | ISBN: 0309093104 | PDF | 336 pages | 4,5 MB
Once dismissed by the medical profession as a purely cosmetic problem, obesity now ranks second only to smoking as a wholly preventable cause of death. Indeed, it's implicated in 300,000 deaths each year and is a major contributor to heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and depression. Even conservative estimates show that 15% of all children are now considered to be overweight–worldwide there are 22 million kids under five years old that are defined as fat.