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Obsesity-related Journals


International Journal of Obesity (IASO)

Published Monthly

Multi-disciplinary forum for research describing: basic clinical and applied studies in biochemistry, physiology, genetics and nutrition, molecular, metabolic, psychological and epidemiological aspects of obesity and related disorders. Contact: Matthew Smith, Publisher,

Obesity Research Online (NAASO)



A. Introduction / Overview

B. How is obesity defined?

C. What causes obesity?

D. Why is obesity such a health risk? The link to chronic disease -

E. What can be done to prevent obesity?

F. What can be done to treat obesity?

G. A Call to Action for Communities

H. Sample Initiatives

I. Print References

by Nancy Dubois, ( with the assistance of Erica Di Ruggiero.

Ontario Women's Health Council Selected Print Resources


1. Epp, J. (1986). Achieving Health for All: A Framework for Health Promotion. Health Canada.

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2. Gillis, P. (1998). Keynote Speeches Abstract/Executive Summaries. 2nd Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference. International Journal of Health Promotion: ISSN 1328-7443.

3. Goodstadt, M.S. (1995). Health Promotion and the Bottom Line: What Works? Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto.


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