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Challenging Obesity

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Food is one of the great pleasures of life. For many, more especially in the developed world, overindulgence and a less active lifestyle have generated the so-called epidemic of obesity. Despite this, many societies place great emphasis on a perfect, slim body shape and may discriminate against those who are overweight. There are strong individual differences in body weight, and hardly a month goes by without the announcement of yet another gene 'for' obesity, with discussion of the implications for those who hope to reduce their body weight. How should individuals and governments respond to the different challenges of obesity? The book takes a multidisciplinary approach, beginning with a broad overview of issues, then moving to an examination of the biological and psychological aspects of eating behaviour and exercise, and their implications for overall energy balance.
Appears unread, slight damage to covers.

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Author(s):
McLannahan & Clifton (Eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199563373
ISBN-13:
9780199563371
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Food is one of the great pleasures of life. For many, more especially in the developed world, overindulgence and a less active lifestyle have generated the so-called epidemic of obesity. Despite this, many societies place great emphasis on a perfect, slim body shape and may discriminate against those who are overweight. There are strong individual differences in body weight, and hardly a month goes by without the announcement of yet another gene 'for' obesity, with discussion of the implications for those who hope to reduce their body weight. How should individuals and governments respond to the different challenges of obesity? The book takes a multidisciplinary approach, beginning with a broad overview of issues, then moving to an examination of the biological and psychological aspects of eating behaviour and exercise, and their implications for overall energy balance.
Appears unread, slight damage to covers.

Author(s):
McLannahan & Clifton (Eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199563373
ISBN-13:
9780199563371
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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