Posts Tagged ‘Rudd Center’

Links to Blogs

September 27th, 2009

Blogs of the STOP Obesity Alliance, George Washington University: Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona, Christine Ferguson http://www.stopobesityalliance.org/blog

Blogs of the Rudd Center on Food and Health Policy, Yale University: Rebecca Puhl http://ruddsoundbites.typepad.com/rudd_sound_bites/rebecca_puhl

Food Economics

September 27th, 2009

What and how much are Americans eating? Dietary Assessment of Major Trends in U.S. Food Consumption, 1970-2005

Raising prices or taxes on food may have effect long but not short term Food Prices and the Dynamics of Body Weight

Household survey shows differences in food consumption patterns. Household food expenditure patterns: a cluster analysis (EXCERPT), Monthly Labor Review Online, April 2007

Total calories available: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/FENR/V16N2/fenrv16n2.pdf

Powerpoint: Economics of food pricing, Rudd Center faculty: http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/economics/TheEconomics-FoodPricing.pdf

USDA: Why working parents outsource children’s meals 2008 Farm Act Makes It Easier for Food Assistance Households To Save – Amber Waves March 2009

USDA Economics of Obesity Workshop2004 http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/efan04004/efan04004.pdf

Behavioral Economics and School Cafeterias http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR68/ERR68.pdf

Time is money

No Time to Lose? Time Constraints and Physical Activity

Eating and Health, USDA time use study data Eating and Health Module (ATUS) – ERS/USDA Data

Who has time to cook? Who Has Time To Cook? How Family Resources Influence Food Preparation

Americans of different weights spend same amount of time eating How Much Time Do Americans Spend Eating? – June 2008

Low-Income Populations

September 27th, 2009

Food Desserts http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/AP/AP036/AP036a.pdf

Dietary patterns of young, low-income US children. [J Am Diet Assoc. 2005] – PubMed Result

Access to nutritious foods in low-income communitieshttp://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/reports/RuddReportAccesstoHealthyFoods2008.pdf

Law and Obesity

September 27th, 2009

http://www2a.cdc.gov/phlp/docs/Obesity%20Prevention%20and%20Control%20Legal%20Bibliography_9_9_09.pdf

Obesity and the Americans with Disabilities Act https://www.policyarchive.org/bitstream/handle/10207/4454/RS22609_20070222.pdf?sequence=1

Weight bias and Public Policy http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/reports/RuddWeightBiasReport2008.pdf

Law, Nutrition and Obesity http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/reports/RuddReportBellagioConference.pdf

Weight Bias

September 26th, 2009

It is difficult to find any area of obesity untouched by issues of bias and discrimination.Is obesity stigmatizing? Body weight, perceived di…[J Health Soc Behav. 2005] – PubMed Result Perhaps the stigmatization associated with obesity is as great as for any human condition. Not only does stigmatization take a terrible toll on individuals’ life in society but it directly affects the health care they do, or do not, receive. The Yale Rudd Center on Food Policy and Obesity is the leading academic center focused on weight bias and discrimination. Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity — Home. MD

Weight bias is increasing in the United States without any legal or societal restraints. Changes in perceived weight discrimination among A…[Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008] – PubMed Result

Overweight and obese report stigmatizing encounters across a variety of settings but ones involving personal relationships seem hardest to take. Weight stigmatization and bias reduction: perspect…[Health Educ Res. 2008] – PubMed Result

Weight stigmatization may result in high rates of depression in severe or morbidly obese patients. Depressed mood in class III obesity predicted by w…[Obes Surg. 2007] – PubMed Result

Weight Bias http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/bias/Bias-DiscriminationAgainstObese.pdf

Weight Discrimination compared to race and gender discrimination http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/economics/WeightDiscrim-Prevalence-Comparison.pdf

Origins of Weight Bias and ways to reduce bias http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/bias/OriginsOfWeightBias-WaysToReduce.pdf

Childhood stigmatization see,

Stigmatization of obese children and adolescents, …[Obes Rev. 2008] – PubMed Result

No change in weight-based teasing when school-base…[Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008] – PubMed Result

Associations of weight-based teasing and emotional…[Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003] – PubMed Result

Weight-teasing among adolescents: correlations wit…[Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2002] – PubMed Result

Racial/ethnic differences in weight-related teasin…[Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008] – PubMed Result

Effect on provision of health care

Undertreatment of obese women undergoing cancer therapy: Arch Intern Med — Abstract: Undertreatment of Obese Women Receiving Breast Cancer Chemotherapy, June 13, 2005, Griggs et al. 165 (11): 1267

Weight Bias in Health Care Settings, http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/bias/WeightBiasInHealthCareSettings.pdf