military-com The ACFT and the Problems with the Military's Cult of Physical Fitness
Contributor: Josh SpencerMay 6, 2021Topics:
TEDx Obesity is a National Security Issue: Lieutenant General Mark Hertling Lieutenant General Mark Hertling addresses the issue of obesity as a national security issue.
Contributor: Josh SpencerMay 6, 2021Topics:
new-york-times-logo-270x270 Leave Fat Kids Alone The “war on childhood obesity” has only caused shame.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 14, 2020Topics:
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thriving-in-scrubs Thriving in Scrubs: Doctor's Orders Why is it so hard to take our own good advice about maintaining health? We talk to Barbara, an internal medicine physician about nutrition, and consider why doctors don’t take their own advice about sleep and exercise and other good habits.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 30, 2019Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
Atlantic The Weight I Carry (10min read) The author shares an inside look on how he feels about the weight he carries, from the worry he has riding the subway to the way he plans which restaurants will have the right combination of tables and booths to seat him. He talks about what makes him eat and what makes him want to lose weight. It's gripping and honest. Worthwhile read.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 24, 2019Topics: / Keywords: /
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huffpost Everything you know about obesity is wrong 15min read - A description of obesity, weight bias, fat shaming, and a bunch of the consequences from it. A popular article, not a research article, but a comprehensive look at the topic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 20, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Understanding and overcoming the challenge of obesity in the armed forces From recruitment, to readiness, retention, resilience, and retirement, obesity affects the military every day. Between 2002 and 2011, the rate of obesity among active duty service members increased by more than half. Maintaining the health and wellness of service members is critical for national security. But like many Americans, service members, veterans, retirees and their families need community support to maintain a healthy weight.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 18, 2018Topics: Keywords: /
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