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Food Choice and Obesity in Black America

Creating a New Cultural Diet

by Eric J. Bailey

  • 379 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Family & Health,
  • Food & Drink / Cookery,
  • Nutrition,
  • Food preferences,
  • Diets - Weight Loss,
  • Social aspects,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Lifest,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Obesity,
  • United States,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • African Americans,
  • Health and hygiene

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8326397M
    ISBN 100865693307
    ISBN 109780865693302
    OCLC/WorldCa63116892

    America is in the midst of an obesity crisis. The most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that nearly 40 percent of American adults and 20 percent Author: Nareissa Smith.   Instead of cleaning up their act, American fast-food companies are finding new targets abroad of obesity among black and white children are Author: Chin Jou.

    Introduction. Obesity has become a global epidemic, and its prevalence continues to increase. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than billion adults and 40 million children are overweight, whereas more than 10% of people worldwide are obese [].Although obesity once was considered a health problem of developed countries, it has been increasing rapidly in developing Cited by:   African-Americans are the most obese group in the United States and it may be by choice. Obesity is a growing epidemic in this country, with Americans eating more and Author: Drtyeese.

      The Blame Game And Obesity In America. to call it consumer choice. "We don't think the food industry has done anything particularly wrong .   Fast food, soft drinks and candy are often painted as the driving forces behind America's obesity epidemic, but new research suggests there's more to it than that.


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Food Choice and Obesity in Black America by Eric J. Bailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Food Choice and Obesity in Black America is a very insightful, informative book--perhaps the first of its kind. It incorporates quantitative and qualitative data, national statistics, historical facts and andecdotal experience as the means to describe how culture is important to the key components of healthy weight among African Americans Cited by: Eric Bailey outdoes himself in "Food Choice and Obesity in Black America: Creating a New Cultural Diet", pgs, Greenwood ebooks.

If Doctors, Healthcare and the Fitness industries ever wondered why African Americans are not coming in droves, this book is a Must Read!/5. Food Choice and Obesity in Black America Book Summary: Comprehensively and culturally examines obesity in the Black American community, offering a new intervention to fight the epidemic.

📒Black America Body Beautiful How The African American Image Is Changing Fashion. "Food Choice and Obesity in Black America is a very insightful, informative book—perhaps the first of its kind. It incorporates quantitative and qualitative data, national statistics, historical facts and andecdotal experience as the means to describe how culture is important to the key components of healthy weight among African Americans Pages:   "Food Choice and Obesity in Black America is a very insightful, informative book--perhaps the first of its kind.

It incorporates quantitative and qualitative data, national statistics, historical facts and andecdotal experience as the means to describe how culture is important to the key components of healthy weight among African Americans. This book is dedicated to my wife—Gloria Jean Harden Bailey.

After the birth of our second child, Darrien, and the relocation from Atlanta, Georgia, back to a Midwestern city, GCited by:   - PsycCritiques "Food Choice and Obesity in Black America is a very insightful, informative book--perhaps the first of its kind.

It incorporates quantitative and qualitative data, national statistics, historical facts and andecdotal experience as the means to describe how culture is important to the key components of healthy weight among /5(4).

Get this from a library. Food choice and obesity in Black America: creating a new cultural diet. [Eric J Bailey] -- Anthropologist Eric Bailey uses a cultural and holistic analysis of African American food preferences to show how black Americans generally perceive health, body.

Food Choice and Obesity in Black America: Creating a New Cultural Diet £ Table of Contents for Food choice and obesity in Black America: an anthropologist offers a new cultural diet / Eric J. Bailey, available from the Library of Congress.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Sarah Boslaugh.

Buy Food Choice and Obesity in Black America by Eric J. Bailey from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Books shelved as obesity: Butter by Erin Jade Lange, She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb, Heft by Liz Moore, Big Brother by Lionel Shriver, and The Middleste.

African Americans have high incident rates of obesity. As a matter of fact black women have the highest rates of obesity in America. 55% () percent of Black women are obese.

This number had been steadily on the increase despite the effort to bring awareness to healthy living. Unfortunately, Black culture contributes to the increase.

obesity, condition resulting from excessive storage of fat in the body. Obesity is now usually defined using a formula known as the body mass index (BMI), in which weight (in kilograms) is divided by height (in meters) squared.

A person with a BMI of 25 or above is generally considered overweight; with one of 30 or above, obese. Chapter Four | The Obesity Crisis | Eileen Kennedy Definitions of key terms Overweight for adults is a BMI between 25 and Obesity for adults is a BMI 30 to Morbidly obese for adults is BMI 40 or greater Note: BMI is weight (kg)/height squared (meters).

It's easy to say that weight control is a choice, but it's also a choice that's easier to make when you have the time and money to make it.

One the community level, the obesity problem is a complex function of a community's level of access to affordable, nutritious food, healthcare and healthcare education, and recreational and fitness facilities.

This allows for a better buy-in and comfort zone for the individual African-American because it is something that he/she is familiar with. This is what the New Black Cultural Diet ® website () and my new book - Food Choice and Obesity in Black America: Creating a New Cultural Diet () - are all about.

Helpful Links. Food Choice and Obesity in Black America: Creating a New Cultural Diet Article in Journal of the National Medical Association 99(3) March with 7 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Food choice and obesity in Black America: creating a new cultural diet / Eric J. Bailey. Female Obesity Encouraged in Black Society?

Obesity in America is a problem across the racial spectrum. But columnist Debra Dickerson suggests that African-American women are more inclined to .Fat not only gives more flavor to food, but it also adds moisture. When fat is removed, another product is generally put in its place.

In most cases, sugar is added. In baking, sugar is counted as a liquid ingredient, because once heated, it turns to liquid. Sugar not only sweetens a food, but also aids in keeping food moist.

Greenville, NC (PRWEB) May 1, In his new book (scheduled to be released this month), "Food Choice and Obesity in Black America: An Anthropologist Offers a New Cultural Diet," medical anthropologist Eric Bailey shows us how African Americans generally perceive health, body image, food, dieting, physical fitness and exercise.