Obesity Prevention

Over the years, approaches to obesity prevention and treatment have gone from focusing on genetic and other biological factors to exploring a diversity of diets and individual behavior modification interventions anchored primarily in the power of the mind, to the recent shift focusing on societal interventions to design "temptation-proof" physical, social, and economic environments. In spite of repeated calls to action, including those of the World Health Organization (WHO), the pandemic continues to progress. WHO recently projected that if the current lifestyle trend in young and adult populations around the world persist, by 2012 in countries like the USA, health care costs may amount to as much as 17.7% of the GDP. Most importantly, in large part due to the problems of obesity, those children may be the first generation ever to have a shorter life expectancy than that of their parents. Obesity Prevention presents the most current research and proposals for addressing the pandemic. Past studies have focused primarly on either genetic or behavioral causes for obesity, however today's research indicates that a strongly integrated program is the best prospect for success in overcoming obesity. Furthermore, focus on the role of society in establishing an affordable, accessible and sustainable program for implementing these lifestyle changes is vital, particularly for those in economically challenged situations, who are ultimately at the highest risk for obesity. Using studies from both neuroscience and behavioral science to present a comprehensive overview of the challenges and possible solutions, The brain-to-society approach to obesity prevention focuses on what is needed in order to sustain a healthy, pleasurable and affordable lifestyle. Explores the "brain-to-society" approach to obesity prevention, focusing on an integrative approach to addressing the obesity pandemic Presents both the nueroscientific and the behavioral factors that impact eating habits Identifies the challenges and suggests solutions for altering attitudes toward food on both an individual and a societal level

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  • Author : Laurette Dube
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 832 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080922096
  • Rating : 3/5 from 2 reviews
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Obesity Prevention

Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Laurette Dube
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 June 2010
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Over the years, approaches to obesity prevention and treatment have gone from focusing on genetic and other biological factors to exploring a diversity of diets and individual behavior modification interventions anchored primarily in the power of the mind, to the recent shift focusing on societal interventions to design "temptation-proof" physical, social, and economic environments. In spite of repeated calls to action, including those of the World Health Organization (WHO), the pandemic continues to progress. WHO recently projected that if the

Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment
  • Author : Jana Parizkova,Andrew Hills
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 January 2005
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Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on obesity in children. This edition focuses on the developmental aspects of obesity, especially on the influences and factors predisposing individuals to obesity from early periods of life. This new body of knowledge stems from both basic

Handbook of Obesity Prevention

Handbook of Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Shiriki Kumanyika,Ross Brownson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 September 2007
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Comprehensive in scope and meticulously researched, Handbook of Obesity Prevention analyzes the intricate causes of this public health crisis, and sets out concrete, multilevel strategies for meeting it head-on. This innovative handbook clearly defines obesity in clinical, epidemiologic, and financial terms, and offers guidelines for planning and implementing programs and evaluating results. This systematic approach to large-scale social and policy change gives all parties involved—from individual practitioners to multinational corporations—the tools to set and attain realistic goals based

Managing and Preventing Obesity

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

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 31 January 2005
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Children's health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement is due to the reduction of infant and early childhood mortality. Given this trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking developmentâ€"an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. The increased number of obese children throughout the U.S. during the past 25 years has led policymakers to rank

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Obesity Prevention Policies for Young Children,Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 31 October 2011
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Childhood obesity is a serious health problem that has adverse and long-lasting consequences for individuals, families, and communities. The magnitude of the problem has increased dramatically during the last three decades and, despite some indications of a plateau in this growth, the numbers remain stubbornly high. Efforts to prevent childhood obesity to date have focused largely on school-aged children, with relatively little attention to children under age 5. However, there is a growing awareness that efforts to prevent childhood obesity must

Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : James M. Rippe,Theodore J. Angelopoulos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 May 2012
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The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With contributions from leading experts in the field, Obesity: Prevention and Treatment bridges the gap between emerging understanding of the pathophysiology of obesity with concrete clinical applications for physicians and other healthcare workers in all

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

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 December 2010
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To battle the obesity epidemic in America, health care professionals and policymakers need relevant, useful data on the effectiveness of obesity prevention policies and programs. Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention identifies a new approach to decision making and research on obesity prevention to use a systems perspective to gain a broader understanding of the context of obesity and the many factors that influence it.

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 5)

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 5)
  • Author : Dorairaj Prabhakaran,Shuchi Anand,Thomas A. Gaziano,Jean-Claude Mbanya,Rachel Nugent
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 17 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKDisease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 5)

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related conditions cause more than 40 percent of all deaths globally, and their substantial burden is rising, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Their burden extends well beyond health effects to include significant economic and societal consequences. Most of these conditions are related, share risk factors, and have common control measures at the clinical, population, and policy levels. Lives can be extended and improved when these diseases are prevented, detected, and managed. This volume summarizes current knowledge

Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Transportation Research Board,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention Actions for Local Governments
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 January 2010
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The prevalence of childhood obesity is so high in the United States that it may reduce the life expectancy of today's generation of children. While parents and other adult caregivers play a fundamental role in teaching children about healthy behaviors, even the most positive efforts can be undermined by local environments that are poorly suited to supporting healthy behaviors. For example, many communities lack ready sources of healthy food choices, such as supermarkets and grocery stores. Or they may not

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Jana Parizkova,Andrew Hills
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 September 2000
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Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Treatment provides a comprehensive summary of the scientific knowledge available today concerning the control and treatment of obesity in children. Written for researchers in the areas of pediatrics, nutrition, dietetics, exercise, and physical education, this book analyzes scientific data and offers readers insight into the underlying factors, theoretical conclusions, and practical outcomes in treating childhood obesity. Although obesity is often accompanied with other functional and/or biochemical conditions, these health risks can be prevented and/or

EU Law and Obesity Prevention

EU Law and Obesity Prevention
  • Author : Amandine Garde
  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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Since the 1980s, there has been an alarming increase in the prevalence of obesity in virtually every country in the world. As obesity is known to lead to both chronic and severe medical problems, it imposes a cost not only on affected individuals and their families, but also on society as a whole. In Europe, the Obesity Prevention White Paper of May 2007 - followed by the adoption of an EU School Fruit Scheme, the acknowledgement that food advertising to children

Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts

Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Evaluating Progress of Obesity Prevention Effort
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 11 January 2014
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Obesity poses one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century, creating serious health, economic, and social consequences for individuals and society. Despite acceleration in efforts to characterize, comprehend, and act on this problem, including implementation of preventive interventions, further understanding is needed on the progress and effectiveness of these interventions. Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts develops a concise and actionable plan for measuring the nation's progress in obesity prevention efforts--specifically, the success of policy and environmental strategies recommended