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- 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$ 15.99
Restore your pH balance and live a healthier life Our caveman ancestors followed a diet full of fresh fruits andvegetables, nuts, and legumes, but with time and the advent ofagriculture, our diets changed drastically to include grains, dairyproducts, salt, and large quantities of meat. These new foodsaltered the level of acid in our diets, disrupting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 129.95
With detailed contributions and research from experts in the physiology of normal acid-base homeostasis and the management of acid-base disorders, this reference supplies an abundance of information on acid-base physiology, disorders of acid-base equilibrium, and the management and treatment of these disorders in clinical practice. A unique and timely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 179.95
Although cardiovascular disease remains the leading proximate cause of death in the United States, it is now estimated that obesity may be equivalent to smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in America. In light of these statistics, this reference presents our current understanding of the epidemiology, pathology, and genetics of the obesity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 98.95
In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century?a span of 2,000 years. However, our scientific understanding of this problem is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 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...
- Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 27.22
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...