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AoAAdministration on Aging (US Department of Health and Human Services)
AoAAmerican Osteopathic Association
AoAAuthorized OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Approach (taxes)
AoAAce of Angels (band)
AoAAmerican Optometric Association
AoAArticles of Association (documents)
AoAAirlines of Australia
AoAAngolan Kwanza (ISO currency code)
AoAAngle Of Attack
AoAAndroid Open Accessory (protocol)
AoAAgreement on Agriculture (World Trade Organization)
AoAAngle Of Arrival
AoAArizona Outback Adventures (Scottsdale, AZ)
AoAAgency on Aging (various locations)
AoAAnalysis of Alternatives (formerly COEA)
AoAAlpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society)
AoAAndrews Osborne Academy (Willoughby, OH)
AoAAgency of Agriculture (Vermont)
AoAAmerican Orthopaedic Association
AoAAustralian Olive Association
AoAAge of Aincrad (gaming)
AoAAsociación Odontológica Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Dental Association)
AoAAirport Operators Association (UK)
AoAAnaplastic Oligoastrocytoma ( tumors)
AoAAmerican Obesity Association
AoAAge of Apocalypse (Marvel comics)
AoAAustralian Orthopaedic Association
AoAAt or Above
AoAAward of Arms (Society for Creative Anachronism)
AoAActivity on Arrow (project management)
AoAAirport Operations Area (aviation)
AoAAlabama Optometric Association
AoAAcademy of Art
AoAAbort Once Around
AoAAustralian Osteopathic Association
AoAAssalam-O-Alaikum
AoAActivity on Arc (project management)
AoAAdd on Armor (Army)
AoAAdaptive Optics Associates
AoAAmerican Ostrich Association
AoAAmphibious Objective Area
AoAAminooxyacetic Acid (inhibitor)
AoAAll Out Assault
AoAAmerican Optometry Association
AoAAircraft Operations Area (FAA)
AoAAssociation of Otolaryngology Administrators
AoAAirborne Optical Adjunct
AoAAudi of America
AoAAmerican Orthopsychiatric Association
AoAACARS over AVLC (aviation data systems)
AoAAsia-Oceania-Africa (region)
AoAAxial Offset Anomaly
AoAAsslam-O-Alaikum (Islamic greeting)
AoAAnnual Operating Agreement
AoAAny One Accident (public liability insurance)
AoAAustralian Ostrich Association
AoAAtaxia-Oculomotor Apraxia Syndrome
AoAAmericolor Opera Alliance (Atlanta, GA)
AoAApple of Archer (gaming, Ragnarok Online)
AoAAmerican Outlaws Association (motorcycle club)
AoAAssist Other Agency
AoAAmphibious Operating Area
AoAArt of Astonishment (magic book)
AoAAmphibious Operations Area
AoAAdd-On Architecture
AoAAge on Arrival (second language acquisition ability hypothesis)
AoAArea of Action (US DoD)
AoAAmerican Ordnance Association
AoAArea Operating Agreement
AoAAnarchists Of America
AoAAbbreviated Operational Assessment
AoAArea Originating Authority
AoAAnnual Operating Area
AoAAntiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of America
AoAAssembly Operations Assessment
AoAAqueduct Overlay Arch
AoAAdvise of Obligation Authority
AoAAmplifier Operating Attributes (Ciena)
AoAArea Office Augmentee
AoAAge of Acronyms
AoAAcademies of Americas (Houston, TX)
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American Obesity [Association.sub.a], "AOA Facts Sheet: Obesity in the U.S," American Obesity Association, http://www.obesity.org/subs/fastfacts/ obesity_US.shtml.
According to the American Obesity Association (AOA), Obesity is the second leading cause of avoidable death in America, and is on pace to pass smoking as the leading cause of avoidable death by next year (Obesity in the U.S., 2002).
"One of the main reasons was because we were very concerned with the state of our girls' health." In 2002, among female youth, the highest overweight and obesity prevalence is found in black and Latina girls, ages six to 11 (37.6 percent and 22.2 percent respectively), and black and Latina adolescent females (45.5 percent and 26.6 percent), according to the American Obesity Association.
In 2004, surgeons operated on an estimated 144,000 bariatric patients, a huge increase from 5 years before, when only about 20,000 procedures were performed, said Morgan Downey, executive director of the Washington-based American Obesity Association.
The American Obesity Association notes that "Today's youth are considered the most inactive generation in history." TV and computer games, cutbacks in school P.E.
American Obesity Association www.obesity.org/subs/childhood/ www.obesity.org/subs/fastfacts/obesity_youth.shtml The American Obesity Association offers a comprehensive Web site on obesity and overweight.
But if America is going to subsidize agriculture, the least it could do is subsidize healthy foods, says Richard Atkinson, a professor of medicine and nutritional sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and president of the nonprofit American Obesity Association. "There are a lot of subsidies for the two things we should be limiting in our diet, which are sugar and fat, and there are not a lot of subsidies for broccoli and Brussels sprouts," he says.
Judith Stem of the American Obesity Association and a food nutrition professor at the University of California-Davis said the government's actions on obesity are much too timid.
The 11 nonprofit consumer, nutrition and public health organizations in the partnership are: Alliance for Aging Research; American Association of Diabetes Educators; American Institute for Cancer Research; American Obesity Association; National Consumers League; National Women's Health Resource Center; Pennington Biomedical Research Center; Shape Up America!; Society for Women's Health Research; University of California, Davis; and Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center.
The American Obesity Association has asked the Food and Drug Administration to consider a proposal that would prohibit companies that heavily advertise foods of low nutritional value from taking a tax deduction for the cost of those ads.
STERN, professor of nutrition and internal medicine, University of California, Davis, and vice president of the American Obesity Association.
The American Obesity Association has expressed outrage at Southwest Airlines' policy of charging overweight passengers for two tickets.
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