The Epidemiology of Obesity

Obesity Trend in Adults and Children

Surveillance Systems
Another important example relates to the widespread use of folic acid in China and the resultant reduction in incidence of birth defects Kelly and others ; Wald Adolescent obesity increases significantly in second and third generation U. Youfa Wang, May A. The following are the three most important categories to consider: Thought should be given to the comparability of categories e.


Guidelines for Evaluating Surveillance Systems

Overall, I looked at 4 more studies. Two of them showed weight loss of a few pounds over a period of 8 weeks (9, 10), but the other two showed no effect (11, 12). So… unfortunately, the weight loss effects appear to be both weak and inconsistent.