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- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 20.81
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Restore your pH balance and live a healthier life Our caveman ancestors followed a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, and legumes, but with time and the advent of agriculture, our diets changed drastically to include grains, dairy products, salt, and large quantities of meat. These new foods altered the level of acid in our diets,... more...
- Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 28.38
Übergewicht und Adipositas nehmen weltweit zu: In Deutschland ist die Mehrzahl der Erwachsenen übergewichtig oder adipös, unter den Kindern und Jugendlichen ist es bereits fast ein Viertel. Adipositas bedeutet für die Betroffenen gravierende gesundheitliche Risiken und Probleme, die im Rahmen einer Notfall- oder Krankenhausbehandlung lebensbedrohlich... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 293.00
Over the last decades cell biology and biological chemistry have increasingly turned their attention to the space between cells and revealed an elaborate network of macromolecules essential for structural support, cell migration, adhesion and signaling. This comprehensive handbook of the extracellular matrix is organized into seven thematic... more...
- 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...
- M&K Update Ltd 2010; US$ 20.78
In a consumerist society obsessed with body image and thinness, obesity levels have reached an all-time high. This multi-faceted book written by a range of experts, explores the social, cultural, clinical and psychological factors that lie behind the Obesity Epidemic. It is required reading for the many healthcare professionals dealing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 315.00
The global obesity epidemic is arguably the most serious health issue facing the food industry today. Food manufacturers are under increasing pressure over both the degree to which they are seen as contributing to the problem, and the role they should play in solving it. Drawing on the expertise of many of the world?s leading experts in this area,... more...