Beyond Counting Calories

Taking the Obesity Fight to Environmental Toxins, Stress, and Capitalism

1. Bray MS, Young ME. Circadian rhythms in the development of obesity: potential role for the circadian clock within the adipocyte. Obesity Reviews. 2007;8(2):169-181.

2. Arble DM, Bass J, Laposky AD, Vitaterna MH, Turek FW. Circadian Timing of Food Intake Contributes to Weight Gain. Obesity. 2009;17(11):2100-2102.

3. Björntorp P. Do stress reactions cause abdominal obesity and comorbidities? Obesity Reviews. 2001;2(2):73-86.

4. Dolinoy DC, Jirtle RL. Environmental epigenomics in human health and disease. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 2008;49(1):4-8.

5. Faulk C, Dolinoy DC. Timing is everything: the when and how of environmentally induced changes in the epigenome of animals. Epigenetics. 2011;6(7):791-797.

6. Kuzawa CW, Sweet E. Epigenetics and the embodiment of race: Developmental origins of US racial disparities in cardiovascular health. American Journal of Human Biology. 2009;21(1):2-15.

7. Thayer Z, Kuzawa C. Biological memories of past environments: epigenetic pathways to health disparities. Epigenetics. 2011;6(7):798-803.

8. Baillie-Hamilton P. Chemical Toxins: A Hypothesis to Explain the Global Obesity Epidemic. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2002;8(2):185-192.

9. Grun F, Blumberg B. Minireview: The Case for Obesogens. Molecular Endocrinology. August 1, 2009 2009;23(8):1127-1134.

10. Newbold RR, Elizabeth P-B, Wendy NJ, Jerrold JH. Effects of endocrine disruptors on obesity. International Journal of Andrology. 2008;31(2):201-208.

11. Grun F, Blumberg B. Environmental Obesogens: Organotins and Endocrine Disruption via Nuclear Receptor Signaling. Endocrinology. June 1, 2006 2006;147(6):s50-55.

12. Masuno H, Kidani T, Sekiya K, et al. Bisphenol A in combination with insulin can accelerate the conversion of 3T3-L1 fibroblasts to adipocytes. Journal of Lipid Research. May 1, 2002 2002;43(5):676-684.

13. Hatch EE, Nelson JW, Stahlhut RW, Webster TF. Association of endocrine disruptors and obesity: perspectives from epidemiological studies. International Journal of Andrology. 2010;33(2):324-332.

14. Gladen BC, Bagan NB, Rogan WJ. Pubertal growth and development and prenatal and lactational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2000;136(4):490-496.

15. Schrag P. Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future. Berkeley: University of California Press; 1998.

16. Austin SB. Commodity Knowledge in Consumer Culture: the Role of Nutritional Health Promotion in the Making of the Diet Industry. In: Sobal J, Maurer D, eds. Weighty Issues: Fatness and Thinness as Social Problems. New York: Aldine De Gruyer; 1999:159-181.

17. Fraser L. Losing It: False Hopes and Fat Profits in the Diet Industry. New York: Penguin; 1998.

18. Fine B. The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy. London: Routledge; 1998.

19. Oliver JE. Fat Politics: The Real Story Behind America's Obesity Epidemic. New York: Oxford University; 2006.