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The obesity pandemic. Is it bad or worse?

Brug, Johannes and Crawford, David 2009, The obesity pandemic. Is it bad or worse?, European Journal of Public Health, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 570-571, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckp160.

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Title The obesity pandemic. Is it bad or worse?
Author(s) Brug, Johannes
Crawford, DavidORCID iD for Crawford, David orcid.org/0000-0002-2467-7556
Journal name European Journal of Public Health
Volume number 19
Issue number 6
Start page 570
End page 571
Total pages 2
Publisher Oxford University Press (OUP)
Place of publication Oxford, Eng.
Publication date 2009-12-01
ISSN 1101-1262
1464-360X
Keyword(s) Biomedical Research
Health Promotion
Humans
Obesity
Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SCI
PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SSCI
OVERWEIGHT
Summary The Chiolero and Paccaud1 viewpoint article appears to have two main messages: (i) the seriousness of obesity as a public health problem is exaggerated and this exaggeration has negative consequences; and (ii) we need more research to study the causes, consequences and solutions of the obesity pandemic. We will react on both these issues.
Language eng
DOI 10.1093/eurpub/ckp160
Field of Research 1117 Public Health And Health Services
HERDC Research category CN.1 Other journal article
Copyright notice ©2009, The Authors
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30075098

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