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Obesity Quotes

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Obesity Quotes
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"To say that obesity is caused by merely consuming too many calories is like saying that the only cause of the American Revolution was the Boston Tea Party."
-Adelle Davis
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"We think this will be the first of many common variants that cause obesity."
-Alan Herbert
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"We've seen an increase in obesity in men and we've seen an increase in overweight in both boys and girls."
-Cynthia Ogden
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"We have found a very common determinant of obesity that's present in populations of different ethnicity ? affects men and women equally and also children."
-Alan Herbert
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"Prevention of childhood obesity needs to begin before a woman ever gets pregnant."
-Pamela Salsberry
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"Obesity is high in this country for adults and for children, and it has to do with diet and the choice of food. Physicians must confront obesity where they can and not have the weight of government on them as they do it."
-Terry Bennett
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"Research about the prevention of obesity should consider infancy, as well as childhood."
-Dr Janis Baird
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"An effective battle against obesity should be fought with personal responsibility in health care, not by government decree."
-Rep. David Frizzell
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"I could have gone for gambling or sex addiction, ... But I went for obesity because of the tremendous impact it has."
-Nora Volkow
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"There was lots of information available about the impact of childhood obesity but relatively little on girls' attitudes on contributing factors like health, diet, weight and exercise. So that's what the researchers decided to focus on."
-Marcia Barber
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"Obesity is a health risk impacting all our communities and we are encouraged by the commitment community leaders have made to actively participate in this program."
-Arturo Vargas
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"The factors that we have studied include reproductive factors, female hormone use, smoking, obesity, exercise, diet, neighborhood characteristics and experiences of racism."
-Lynn Rosenberg
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"You're not going to be able to find one thing that is going to be the be-all and end-all in obesity in kids. I don't think any one thing is going to have a strong effect, but if we don't start to do some of these things now, we don't have a chance in hell of reducing obesity."
-Cathy Nonas
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"Substantial reassessment is needed of the importance of obesity for cardiovascular disease in most regions of the world."
-Salim Yusuf
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"Obesity is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease."
-Bryan Keane
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"The fact they are blaming restaurants for creating obesity in this society is absurd, ... You're not going to end obesity in Americans by filing lawsuits against the restaurant industry."
-Steven Anderson
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"The big health problem in the country today is diabetes and pre-diabetes obesity ."
-Arthur Agatston
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"Being a college student, it's so hard trying to cook, or eating the cafeteria food sometimes. Obesity is definitely a problem with people of all ages."
-Robert Groves
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"We're addressing heart health, we're addressing obesity. Products like Smart Start and Kashi are dealing with that."
-Jim Jenness
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"Risk of not eating properly causes obesity and heart attacks. It can give you all kinds of health problems. Everyone needs to exercise and eat nutritional food."
-Sarah Mccabe
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"We are staying away from food, especially fast food, because of the obesity problems in the schools."
-Daniel Shearer
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"Obesity is a very serious problem. It's not going to be solved in the courtroom."
-Lisa Rickard
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"We can clearly conclude that adult overweight and obesity cause cancer, ... and increasing rates of obesity in the US are continuing to drive up the burden of these cancers."
-Graham Colditz
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"The real solution to childhood obesity lies in changing our built environment. There's no other way to approach it."
-Dr. Goutham Rao
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"It is a disaster that is happening. We have made so many health advances that are being obscured and diminished by the increase in obesity and overweight. If not for that, there would be stunning achievements in good health."
-Meir Stampfer
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"People who say obesity has been hyped are wrong."
-Dr. David Katz
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"When I meet vegetarians who might have diabetes, pre-diabetes or massive obesity, I tell them they would be better off if they gave up their Vegetarianism."
-Robert Atkins
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"Failure to contain the present epidemic of obesity may accentuate the expected age-related increase in dementia."
-Dr Rachel Whitmer
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