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Understanding Nutritional Etiology of Obesity and Obesity Related Diseases 

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: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
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: Mardi Mountford22 15 Oct 2012
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The International Formula Council (IFC) believes that understanding the nutritional etiology (including behavioral and biologic causes) of obesity and obesity related diseases is the key to developing a public health framework that will better help prevent and treat these preventable diseases. Research is particularly needed among high-risk groups, including minority populations. Another important research focus is to identify and test effective communication strategies for empowering individuals to take greater personal responsibility for their own health.

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