References for Roots of Epidemic

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  35. National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA) (2003). Obesity and other diet- and inactivity-related diseases: National impact, costs, and solutions. [WWW document] BriefingbookFY04.PPT (Viewed 18 July, 2003).
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