By the Numbers

by Joy Keller on Jul 31, 2008

The National Institutes of Health invested $378.6 million for obesity research in 2003 and $400.1 million in 2004. The plan is to spend $440.3 million in fiscal year 2005.

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Joy Keller

Joy Keller IDEA Author/Presenter

Joy Keller is executive editor of IDEA Fitness Journal and is also a certified personal trainer, indoor cycling instructor, yoga teacher (RYT 200) and Reiki Master.

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