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  • Fat, Fate, and Disease : Why we are losing the war against obesity and chronic diseaseby Peter Gluckman; Mark Hanson

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    Why are we losing the war against obesity and chronic disease?' This is the simple question Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson ask, exploring the dominant myth that the exploding epidemic of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes can be tackled by focusing on adult life styles. Addressing the flawed approach of the weight-loss industry, they explain... more...

  • HEAVY!by Richard B. McKenzie

    Springer 2011; US$ 27.95

    America's emerging "fat war" threatens to pit a shrinking population of trim Americans against an expanding population of heavy Americans in raging policy debates over "fat taxes" and "fat bans." These "fat policies" would be designed to constrain what people eat and drink - and theoretically crimp the growth... more...

  • Ravenousby Dayna Macy

    Hay House 2011; US$ 6.99

    What should I eat? How much should I eat? What does it mean to be nourished? How can I, a food lover and lifelong overeater, learn to be satisfied? These are the questions Dayna Macy asks in her debut memoir, Ravenous. Like many of us, Macy has had a complicated relationship with food. In order to transform this relationship, Macy embarks on a year-long... more...

  • They Call Me Fat Zoeby Don Martin; Magy Martin; Paige Krabill; Kathy Voerg

    New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    Zoe, a Puggle, and her owner, Kate, are best friends. They share everything, even their food. After visiting the veterinarian, the doctor informs Zoe and Kate that Zoe is overweight for a puppy. ?Fat Zoe? needs to go on a diet or else she will be at risk for health issues in the future. Upon learning this, Kate gets upset and confesses to her mom... more...

  • Calcium Disordersby David Heath; Stephen J. Marx

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95

    Clinical Endocrinology 2: Calcium Disorders presents an extensive examination of the treatment of postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis. It discusses the acquired disorders of vitamin D metabolism. It addresses the prevention of osteoporosis. Some of the topics covered in the book are the classification of rickets; mechanisms of homeostasis; transepithelial... more...

  • Krafttraining zur Gewichtsreduktion: Prävention und Therapie von Übergewicht und Adipositasby Lars Rometsch

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 38.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Bei der Verbesserung der allgemeinen Fitness, wie auch im Bereich der Prävention und Rehabilitation, ist das Krafttraining inzwischen ein grundlegender Bestandteil in den Trainingsprogrammen geworden. Ob in kommerziellen Fitnessstudios oder Therapieeinrichtungen hat die Bedeutung eines Krafttrainings innerhalb der letzten Jahre... more...

  • Pflege und Betreuung adipöser Patientenby Erwin Lohmer; Viola Ulbrich

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 23.75

    Die Zunahme von Adipositas in Deutschland erfordert eine immer stärkere Auseinandersetzung mit diesem Krankheitsbild. Diese Patienten benötigen besondere Pflege und Betreuung. Zudem müssen ggf. die Gegebenheiten vor Ort angepasst werden, wie z. B. ein größerer OP-Tisch sowie breitere Rollstühle. Das Werk gibt u. a. Antworten auf folgende Fragen: Was... more...

  • Pharmacotherapy of Obesityby John P. H. Wilding

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    After three introductory chapters that deal with the general theme of obesity now regarded as a chronic disease this volume discusses the drugs sibutramine and orlistat, which are approved for long-term use in the US and in much of the rest of the world. The three final chapters discuss future drug targets, like the central nervous system and gut hormones,... more...

  • Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbsby Wendy Brown

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95

    The survival list for the thrivalist more...

  • Til The Fat Girl Singsby Sharon Wheatley

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 14.95

    Whale. Heifer. Fatty. These are the names Sharon Wheatley heard every day during middle school. By high school she topped the scales at 230 pounds. Sneaking into the garage late at night to scarf down frozen cupcakes from the freezer while her family slept, Sharon kept on eating--and kept on dreaming of Broadway. Discouraged at every turn by friends... more...