Weight Science: Evaluating the evidence for a paradigm shift

  • Linda Bacon1, 3Email author and

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    • Lucy Aphramor1, 2

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      Nutrition Journal201110:69

      DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-10-69

      Received: 17 June 2011

      Accepted: 17 June 2011

      Published: 17 June 2011



      Since publication of this article [1], it has come to our attention that there is an error in the section discussing assumptions about obesity-related costs. Table 2 is correct, indicating that 36% of the population is misidentified when BMI is considered, but there is a typographical error in the text which reported it as 31%.

      Authors’ Affiliations

      University of California, Davis, and City College of San Francisco, City College of San Francisco
      Coventry University, Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions
      University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Cardiac Rehab, Cardiology Suite, 1st Floor, East Wing, Walsgrave Hospital


      1. Bacon L, Aphramor L: Weight Science: Evaluating the evidence for a paradigm shift. Nutr J 2011, 10:9.View Article


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