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- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 30.00
Although research on obesity has accelerated over the past decade, the proportion of Americans considered obese has not declined. In order to address this critical public health challenge, obesity research has recently shifted from focusing purely on individual causes to viewing individuals within their "obesogenic" or living environments.... 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 280.00
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 2009; US$ 58.99
The number of individuals who are obese or overweight has dramatically increased over recent years and is now becoming epidemic.These individuals are more likely to suffer cardiovascular diseases and therefore physicians, specialists and trainees increasingly need to deal with these issues on the ward and in clinic. As a result, the need for appropriate... more...
- Byron Books 2012; US$ 9.99
The Real Reason You're Overweight approaches the obesity epidemic from a completely different perspective. Rather than focusing on food diet, it promotes a 'diet of the mind' The book details the psychological, sociological and metaphysical reasons for weight gain and includes a simple program for resloving these issues. Overeating is how... 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, disrupting... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 189.95
Several major developments have occurred since the last edition of Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications , including new clinical trials, discoveries related to drug use, and greater understanding of the benefits of weight loss in obese patients. Now in its fourth edition, this volume continues to offer unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 209.95
This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studies in human models. By presenting the impact of genetic factors in the development of obesity and key molecules... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 189.95
In recent years, we?ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of the biological, behavioral, and environmental... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 3.95
This report presents the results of a conference of 38 national experts in nutrition and public health who met to develop performance standards that could guide restaurants toward facilitating healthier choices among consumers and that local communities or states could use as a model for developing and implementing either voluntary or mandatory certification... more...