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Obesity and Overweight Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Causes, Prevalence, Screening... (online access included) (Health Reference Series)

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Obesity and Overweight Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Causes, Prevalence, Screening... (online access included) (Health Reference Series)

by Edited by Kevin Hayes

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0780818083
ISBN 13
9780780818088
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Omnigraphics, Inc., 2020. Hardbound. New Book. Hardbound. This resource collects documents and excerpts from publications issued by US government agencies on obesity and overweight. It covers the medical model of obesity, the evolutionary origin of obesity, the social and moral construct of the obesity epidemic, the fat acceptance movement, whether obesity impacts life expectancy, morbid obesity, and the obesity paradox; possible causes of obesity, such as genetics, hormone dysfunction, dietary and lifestyle factors, and socioeconomic and environmental causes, as well as psychological issues, food consumption, and eating habits; obesity and overweight in the US, including statistics, the economic burden, assessment techniques, and obesity in minorities and people with disabilities; diseases and metabolic disorders associated with obesity, such as diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, asthma, and cancer, as well as impacts on the musculoskeletal system and women's reproductive health; the social and psychological impact of obesity, including suicidal ideation and sexuality; and prevention and treatment, including public health strategies, preventing childhood obesity, dietary therapy, physical activity, behavior therapy, medical devices, medications, and weight loss surgery. Online access is included. (2020 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Gulls Nest Books US (US)
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Title
Obesity and Overweight Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Causes, Prevalence, Screening... (online access included) (Health Reference Series)
Author
Edited by Kevin Hayes
Format/binding
Hardbound
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0780818083
ISBN 13
9780780818088
Publisher
Omnigraphics, Inc.
Date published
2020
Pages
642

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