Some articles on  the issue of obesity in the Tongan Community:

“Obesity Risk Factors.” Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 10 June 2015. Web. 17 May 2017.

Aacap. Obesity In Children And Teens. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

Fotu, K. F., L. Millar, H. Mavoa, P. Kremer, M. Moodie, W. Snowdon, J. Utter, P. Vivili, J. T. Schultz, M. Malakellis, M. P. McCabe, G. Roberts, and B. A. Swinburn. “Outcome Results for the Ma’alahi Youth Project, a Tongan Community-based Obesity Prevention Programme for Adolescents.” Obesity Reviews : An Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Nov. 2011. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

Fox, Maggie. “America’s Obesity Epidemic Hits a New High.” NBCUniversal News Group, 07 June 2016. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

“Obesity: Rates Are Increasing in American Women.” Time. Time, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

“Overweight & Obesity Statistics | NIDDK.” National Institutes of Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

“Voyages, From Tongan Villages to American Suburbs.” Cornell University Press. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

Watson, Katy, and Sarah Treanor. “How Mutton Flaps Are Killing Tonga.” BBC News. BBC, 18 Jan. 2016. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.

State of Utah, Salt Lake City Follow. “Pacific Islander Report 2011.” LinkedIn SlideShare. Utah Department of Health, 22 Dec. 2011. Web. 17 May 2017.

Jacob, Aglaee. “The Effects of Too Much Starch in a Diet.” LIVESTRONG.COM. Leaf Group, 02 May 2015. Web. 05 May 2017.




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