Navigation Links
U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 21
Date:7/20/2009

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)

TUESDAY, JULY 21: JUNK FOOD

Profile America - Tuesday, July 21st. On the one hand, there's increasing concern about obesity, diabetes, and the quality of the diet of many Americans, underlined by pronouncements of anxiety from doctors and public health officials. On the other, junk food shows no sign of waning in popularity. In fact, today is National Junk Food Day. It's theme song might well be the hit of years ago, "Junk Food Junkie," which sang the praises of such items as "Dr. Pepper and an old Moon Pie." Still, Americans have shown a great increase in the amount of fruits and vegetables they consume -- rising from just over 600 pounds each in 1980 to 675 pounds today. You can find these and more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau online at www.census.gov.

Sources: Statistical Abstract of the United States 2009, t. 210

Profile America is produced by the Public Information Office of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at http://www.census.gov (look under the "Newsroom" button).


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Census Bureau Tip Sheet
2. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 29
3. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 26
4. U.S. Census Bureau Black History Month Daily Feature for February 27
5. U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 15
6. Number of Uninsured Decreased in 2007 But Census Report Shows Growing Health Coverage Problems
7. Catholic Health Association Responds to Census Figures on the Uninsured: Important Not to Be Misled By Declining Uninsured - These Are Not Todays Numbers
8. Park Avenue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Selects PatientPlacement.com Web-based Long-Term Care Software to Automate Admissions and Boost Census Performance
9. SilverCensus.com Launches National Website for Caregivers, Senior Citizens, Healthcare Professionals
10. SilverCensus.com Names Consumer Affairs Advocate, Healthcare Experts to Provide Free Educational Support for Seniors
11. Little-Known VA Care Entitlement for Veterans Highlighted by SilverCensus.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... provost of Liberty University, has officially announced the appointment of Peter A. Bell, ... College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM), beginning April 10. Dr. Bell comes to ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... , ... The narrative in “ Signal 8: An Australian Paramedic’s Story ” ... paramedic experiences. Schanssema describes the tragedies he saw, as well as his struggles with ... Schanssema, initially unsure of the career path he wanted to take, found fulfillment in ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) President and CEO Kelly C. Dyer recently announced ... the Chairman of the Management Committee when IFN was originally formed in 2002 where ... investor/owners and development of the business plan. He became the first paid employee ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Thinksport, the most award-winning sunscreen on ... of Marin. For the second year in a row, cyclists will stay protected ... are thrilled to provide our safe, non-toxic sunscreen to over 2,000 cycling enthusiasts ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... the Platinum Sponsor for ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting. KLS is a longtime supporter ... in 2017 as an exhibitor and Platinum Sponsor," said Dr. Bob Havlik, 2017 ACPA ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... Following receiving ... , s AMAR is a major milestone for the ... M w ound care market in ... BST for inclusion in the National Health Basket , ...   E-QURE Corp. (OTCQB: EQUR), a leader in medical devices ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Feb 24, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Hemophilia Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies - ... The research answers the following questions: ... How are they positioned in the Global Hemophilia market? ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Feb. 24, 2017 Medical information groups ... increase their self-service capabilities to manage inquiries from ... New research from consulting leader Best ... developed self-service website portals where HCPs can sign ... one of many findings to emerge from the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: