To say that obesity is caused by merely consuming too many calories is like saying that the only cause of the American Revolution was the Boston Tea Party.

Adelle Davis

We think this will be the first of many common variants that cause obesity.

Alan Herbert

We have found a very common determinant of obesity that's present in populations of different ethnicity ? affects men and women equally and also children.

Alan Herbert

Prevention of childhood obesity needs to begin before a woman ever gets pregnant.

Pamela Salsberry

Research about the prevention of obesity should consider infancy, as well as childhood.

Dr Janis Baird

An effective battle against obesity should be fought with personal responsibility in health care, not by government decree.

Rep. David Frizzell

That continues in all 50 states, just to be able to afford the Medicaid program. And with obesity comes all these other complications.

Rep. Leslie Mortimer

There was lots of information available about the impact of childhood obesity but relatively little on girls' attitudes on contributing factors like health, diet, weight and exercise. So that's what the researchers decided to focus on.

Marcia Barber

The factors that we have studied include reproductive factors, female hormone use, smoking, obesity, exercise, diet, neighborhood characteristics and experiences of racism.

Lynn Rosenberg

You're not going to be able to find one thing that is going to be the be-all and end-all in obesity in kids. I don't think any one thing is going to have a strong effect, but if we don't start to do some of these things now, we don't have a chance in hell of reducing obesity.

Cathy Nonas

The fact they are blaming restaurants for creating obesity in this society is absurd, ... You're not going to end obesity in Americans by filing lawsuits against the restaurant industry.

Steven Anderson

Obesity is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Bryan Keane

Being a college student, it's so hard trying to cook, or eating the cafeteria food sometimes. Obesity is definitely a problem with people of all ages.

Robert Groves

Dieting is dangerous. Ninety-eight percent of people who have eating disorders say it started with a diet. And fad-dieting is a leading cause of obesity later in life.

Jessica Cunningham

Risk of not eating properly causes obesity and heart attacks. It can give you all kinds of health problems. Everyone needs to exercise and eat nutritional food.

Sarah Mccabe

We are staying away from food, especially fast food, because of the obesity problems in the schools.

Daniel Shearer

We can clearly conclude that adult overweight and obesity cause cancer, ... and increasing rates of obesity in the US are continuing to drive up the burden of these cancers.

Graham Colditz

The real solution to childhood obesity lies in changing our built environment. There's no other way to approach it.

Dr. Goutham Rao

People who say obesity has been hyped are wrong.

Dr. David Katz

When I meet vegetarians who might have diabetes, pre-diabetes or massive obesity, I tell them they would be better off if they gave up their Vegetarianism.

Robert Atkins