Journal Club

The next Obesity Journal Club meeting:

Tuesday April 8th, 2014, 12:30-1:20 in the Nutrition Department Library (Building 2, Room 317)


Reading for April 8th:

  • Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: population based, cross sectional study. Burgoine T1, Forouhi NG, Griffin SJ, Wareham NJ, Monsivais P. BMJ. 2014 Mar 13;348:g1464.



Future meeting dates for Spring 2014:

May 13th (Nutrition Bldg 2 317)

June 10th (Nutrition Bldg 2 317)

Spring 2014 readings:

  • February : Incidence of Childhood Obesity in the United States. Solveig A. Cunningham, Ph.D., Michael R. Kramer, Ph.D., and K.M. Venkat Narayan, M.D. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:403-411 January 30, 2014.
  • March: Added sugar intake and cardiovascular disease mortality among US adults. Yang Q, Zhang Z, Gregg EW, Flanders WD, Marritt R, Hu FB. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 3.

We encourage those participating in the Obesity Epidemiology & Prevention Program to attend, TREC fellows and trainees, as well as all other interested students. RSVP is requested.

Questions or to be added to the Journal Club email list? Contact Deirdre Tobias