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Managing and Preventing Obesity

Managing and Preventing Obesity
  • Author : Timothy Gill
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 December 2014
  • ISBN : 1782420991
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Obesity is an increasing problem on a global scale, and strategies for its prevention involve experts from many disciplines including nutritionists, physicians, policy-makers and public health professionals. This book covers the latest advances in obesity development, management and prevention with specific focus on dietary interventions. Part one covers the development of obesity and key drivers for its continuation and increase. Part two looks at the role of specific dietary components in obesity management, and part three discusses the role of behavioural factors such as eating patterns in managing and preventing obesity. Part four focuses on structured dietary interventions for obesity treatment, and part five looks at public interventions and consumer issues. Reviews how different foods and diets can affect obesity management Examines various ways of preventing and treating obesity Explores how governments and industries are preventing and treating obesity


Managing and Preventing Obesity

Managing and Preventing Obesity
  • Author : Timothy Gill
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKManaging and Preventing Obesity

Obesity is an increasing problem on a global scale, and strategies for its prevention involve experts from many disciplines including nutritionists, physicians, policy-makers and public health professionals. This book covers the latest advances in obesity development, management and prevention with specific focus on dietary interventions. Part one covers the development of obesity and key drivers for its continuation and increase. Part two looks at the role of specific dietary components in obesity management, and part three discusses the role of


The Obesity Code

The Obesity Code
  • Author : Jason Fung
  • Publisher : Greystone Books
  • Release : 03 March 2016
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Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and


Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a public health approach, the report responds to both the enormity of health problems associated with obesity and the notorious difficulty of treating this complex, multifactorial disease. With these problems in mind, the report aims to help policy-makers introduce strategies for prevention and management that have the greatest chance of success. The importance of prevention as


Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Author : Wieland Kiess,Claude Marcus,Martin Wabitsch
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2004
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Obesity in childhood and adolescence has reached epidemic proportions in all industrialized countries around the world. Its impact on individual lives as well as on health economics has to be recognized by physicians and the public alike. Among the most common consequences of obesity in the adolescent are hypertension, dyslipidemia, back pain and psychosocial problems. Therapeutic strategies include psychological and family therapy, lifestyle/behavior modification and nutrition education. The role of regular exercise and exercise programs is emphasized. Surgical procedures


Obesity in Canada

Obesity in Canada
  • Author : Jenny Ellison,Deborah McPhail,Wendy Mitchinson
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Obesity in Canada takes a broader, critical perspective of our supposed obesity epidemic


Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 October 2010
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Understanding the complex factors contributing to the growing childhood obesity epidemic is vital not only for the improved health of the world's future generations, but for the healthcare system. The impact of childhood obesity reaches beyond the individual family and into the public arenas of social systems and government policy and programs. Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity explores these with an approach that considers the current state of childhood obesity around the world as well as future projections, the most







Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : Gareth Williams,Gema Fruhbeck
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 July 2009
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This comprehensive textbook addresses one of the major public health concerns of our era – obesity. Clearly and simply, Obesity: science to practice provides a balanced, coherent account of obesity: how to define and measure it, its epidemiology, the physiological basis, associated diseases, how to assess, manage and treat it, and also strategies for prevention. The book is generously illustrated, including graphs and flow charts for easy reference. The chapters cite key references so that interested readers may pursue a given


Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Noel Cameron,Gerard Hastings,George Ellison
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 July 2005
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The consequences of childhood obesity are serious and far reaching, with both physical and psychological components that add to its complexity. Childhood Obesity: Contemporary Issues provides an up-to-date account of the increase of obesity in children, its causes, and its prevention. The expert editorial panel has chosen contributors with consider


Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : Tahir Ahmed Mahmood,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Bringing together experts from a variety of specialties to examine the issues and challenges of obesity, this book discusses how obesity affects fertility, reproduction and pregnancy.


Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : Amelia Marti del Moral,Concepcion M. Aguilera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 August 2018
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Obesity: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants cover the science of oxidative stress in obesity and associated conditions, including metabolic syndrome, bariatric surgery, and the potentially therapeutic usage of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are not described in isolation, but in concert with other processes, such as apoptosis, cell signaling and receptor mediated responses. This approach recognizes that diseases are often multifactorial and oxidative stress is but a single component.