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University study suggests obesity surveys can be skewed by self-reporting.

I am a skeptic by nature, so when I see something that seems to go against a generally accepted narrative, my attention tends to be engaged. One such counterintuitive story came across the transom the other day. It dealt with the results of a study recently published in the journal Obesity about how all those statistics showing the states of the Deep South to be the "fattest" ones in the country may be incorrect. Apparently, those studies all use self-reported weights from ...

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Mike Buzalka

Mike Buzalka is executive features editor of Food Management and has served the magazine in this capacity since 1998. Before that, he was executive editor of The Foodservice..
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