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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/Pages/overweight-obesity-statistics.aspx

Why Stress Causes People to Overeat. By Harvard Mental Health Letter. Harvard Health Publications. Harvard Medical School. http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/why-stress-causes-people-to-overeat

Nutrition facts of Rice, white, long grain, regular cooked. By SELFNutritionData. http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5712/2

Mc Donald’s Quarter Pounder with Cheese Product Nutrition. http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/food/product_nutrition.burgerssandwiches.7.quarter-pounder-with-cheese.html

Nutrition Facts of Steamed Rice. By FatSecret.com https://www.fatsecret.com

Nutrition Facts of White Bread. By FatSecret.com https://www.fatsecret.com

Everyone In Japan Is Thin And Beautiful (And So Can You!). By Thomas Frank. College Info Geek. http://collegeinfogeek.com/everyone-in-japan-is-thin-and-beautiful-and-so-can-you

Cabbage. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabbage

Why Soup is Good for You. By Becky Mauldin. http://www.getpurevitality.com/why-soup-is-good-for-you

For calorie count go to: http://www.caloriecount.com/

Obesity By Ethnicity Statistics http://www.statisticbrain.com/obesity-statistics/ http://www.oecd.org/health/obesity-update.htm http://www.oecd.org/els/health-systems/Obesity-Update-2014.pdf

The World Health Organization’s initiative Global Health Observatory. http://www.who.int/gho/ncd/risk_factors/obesity_text/en/

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases states… "Rates of obesity among Asian Americans are much lower than among other racial and ethnic groups." http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/Pages/overweight-obesity-statistics.aspx

Maslow's hierarchy of needs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs

Macronutrients: the Importance of Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat. http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/handouts/macronutrients.htm

Weight, Obesity, and BMI. http://chadnorwood.com/2008/04/25/weight-obesity-and-bmi/

Ideal Weight for Women in Different Height and Frame. By Phillip Goodman. http://www.enkivillage.com/ideal-weight-for-women-in-different-height-and-frame.html