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[15] Davis, Brennan and Carpenter, Christopher. “Proximity of Fast-Food Restaurants to Schools and Adolescent Obesity.” American Journal of Public Health. March 2009, v99(3), p. 505-510. (7/4/11)

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Table 1: Percentage of men in each BMI category (UK):

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Table 2: Percentage of women in each BMI category (UK):

Thanks for standing up to the lies Zoe, thanks to you and others I have lost 25kg eating natural fats some protein and low carb veg(and occassionaly some raspberries).

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11) What is human fat tissue? How do we (biochemically) store fat? How do we burn fat? Which macronutrient determines fat storage and fat utilisation?

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13) How embedded are the food and drink industry in our dietary advice and agencies? Would you be concerned if the likes of Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s and the sugar industry were working in partnership with our national dietary associations?