Managing 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 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

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  • Author : Timothy Gill
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN : 1782420991
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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

Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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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

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Roya Kelishadi
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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Childhood obesity has several early-onset adverse effects on all body organs and the metabolism. Moreover, as obesity tracks from childhood to adulthood, it can be an underlying factor for the development of chronic non-communicable diseases, which are the worldwide leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Such chronic diseases can result from lifelong accumulation of some risk factors, including obesity. Therefore, sustained interventions are necessary to tackle the onset or progression of childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is no more limited to

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 February 2014
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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity focuses on the important roles that exercise, dietary changes, and foods play in promoting as well as reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing chronic diseases, especially heart, vascular, and diabetic diseases. Experts from a broad range of disciplines are involved in dealing with the consequences of excessive abdominal

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity
  • Author : Sandra Gibson Hassink
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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This handy, practical guide provides clinicians with a comprehensive approach to the medical management of overweight children and adolescents. Coverage begins with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity and a guide to evaluation of obese children. Subsequent chapters address respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic complications and comorbid conditions as well as mental health issues, acute obesity-related emergencies, and obesity as part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is linked to clinical presentation, evaluation,

Children, Obesity and Exercise

Children, Obesity and Exercise
  • Author : Andrew P. Hills,Neil A. King,Nuala M. Byrne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 August 2007
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Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic. Children, Obesity and Exercise provides sport, exercise and medicine students and professionals with an accessible and practical guide to understanding and managing childhood and adolescent obesity. It covers: overweight, obesity and body composition; physical activity, growth and development; psycho-social aspects

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 30 May 2012
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One-third of adults are now obese, and children's obesity rates have climbed from 5 to 17 percent in the past 30 years. The causes of the nation's obesity epidemic are multi-factorial, having much more to do with the absence of sidewalks and the limited availability of healthy and affordable foods than a lack of personal responsibility. The broad societal changes that are needed to prevent obesity will inevitably affect activity and eating environments and settings for all ages. Many aspects of the obesity

Child and Adolescent Obesity

Child and Adolescent Obesity
  • Author : Walter Burniat,Tim J. Cole,Inge Lissau,Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 01 June 2006
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This book addresses the ever increasing problem of obesity in children and adolescents, the long-term health and social problems that arise from this, and approaches to prevention and management. Aimed at doctors, and all health-care professionals, it will be of interest to all those concerned with the increasing prevalence of obesity in both the developed and developing world. It covers all aspects of obesity from epidemiology and prevention to recent developments in biochemistry and genetics, and to the varied approaches

Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Author : Stuart Gordon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 September 2002
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Hepatitis, the leading indication for liver transplantation, is a straight-forward disease when it comes to diagnosis: it is a disease of pathology and is diagnosed by liver biopsy, with the result being either positive or negative. There is only one effective treatment: interferons. Nonetheless, new interferons are appearing on the market and Drs Foster and Goldin examine the use of each of these in the management of chronically infected patients. The authors have written a succinct, highly illustrated text for

Privacy Concerns Surrounding Personal Information Sharing on Health and Fitness Mobile Apps

Privacy Concerns Surrounding Personal Information Sharing on Health and Fitness Mobile Apps
  • Author : Sen, Devjani,Ahmed, Rukhsana
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 07 August 2020
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Health and fitness apps collect various personal information including name, email address, age, height, weight, and in some cases, detailed health information. When using these apps, many users trustfully log everything from diet to sleep patterns. However, by sharing such personal information, end-users may make themselves targets to misuse of this information by unknown third parties, such as insurance companies. Despite the important role of informed consent in the creation of health and fitness applications, the intersection of ethics and

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants - E-Book

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants - E-Book
  • Author : Jean W. Solomon,Jane Clifford O'Brien
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 12 March 2014
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Utilizes a family-centered perspective, using the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework, which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments. Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate the basis for OTA best practices. Presents case examples that show how key concepts apply to real-life situations. UNIQUE! Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted Clinical Pearls boxes. Addresses cultural

Weighing the Options

Weighing the Options
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee to Develop Criteria for Evaluating the Outcomes of Approaches to Prevent and Treat Obesity
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 March 1995
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Nearly one out of every three adults in America is obese and tens of millions of people in the United States are dieting at any one time. This has resulted in a weight-loss industry worth billions of dollars a year and growing. What are the long-term results of weight-loss programs? How can people sort through the many programs available and select one that is right for them? Weighing the Options strives to answer these questions. Despite widespread public concern about

The Cancer Prevention Book

The Cancer Prevention Book
  • Author : Rosy Daniel,Rachel Ellis
  • Publisher : Hunter House
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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The Cancer Prevention Book urges a proactive, holistic approach to cancer prevention, guiding readers step by step in removing the risk factors from their lives. The author explains how to ward off cancer through stress reduction, diet, energy medicines, and a healthy state of mind.

Understanding Obesity: From its Causes to impact on Life

Understanding Obesity: From its Causes to impact on Life
  • Author : Rosário Rosário,Maria João Martins
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release : 28 April 2020
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Understanding Obesity informs readers about contributing factors to obesity: from social and behavioral determinants throughout the life course, influences from before we are born to what we eat (nutrients and food contaminants which impact body weight), gut bacteria, and the way accumulated energy from nutrition is spent. Chapters will also inform readers about adipose tissue (the dynamic role of the adipose tissue during obesity development, the pressure put on to its remodeling and differences in obesity phenotypes regarding association with