Obesity And Life Styles: Your Hamburger Or Your House?

Utt, O'Toole & Cox summarize the arguments against linking sprawl and obesity.
October 6, 2003, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In a sustained effort to undermine America's preference for suburban living and promote land use regulations that force families into higher density housing, anti-suburban activists have attempted to link the suburbs with whatever social or health concerns are in the news... There is no question that the apparent rise in obesity poses serious health threats, but to claim that the cause is land use patterns, as opposed to… oh say… poor diet, does a grotesque disservice to those at risk of obesity and its related health problems."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 in The Heritage Foundation
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