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  • Read My Hipsby Kimberly Brittingham

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    Kim Brittingham struggled for years with her weight and body image before she learned how to love her self unconditionally, find her confidence, and fully enjoy her life.  In this unflinching, humorous, and uplifting memoir, she openly explores her complex relationships with food and dieting, sex and dating, and exercise and health, ultimately inspiring... more...

  • Genomics, Obesity and the Struggle over Responsibilitiesby Michiel Korthals

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    This volume addresses the overlapping aspects of the fields of genomics, obesity and (non-) medical ethics. It is unique in its examination of the implications of genomics for obesity from an ethical perspective. Genomics covers the sciences and technologies involved in the pathways that DNA takes until the organism is completely built and sustained:... more...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Treating Obesityby Birgitta Adolfsson; Marilynn Arnold

    American Diabetes Association 2006; US$ 34.95

    With this self-directed approach to clinical care, patients assume more responsibility for treatment plans, and care providers learn to take on the role of counselor. Includes strategies for encouraging patients and equipping them for lifestyle change. more...

  • Obesityby Alexandra Brewis

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

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  • 150 Pounds Gone Foreverby Diane Carbonell

    Sunrise River Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    Permanent weight loss help and recipes from a mother of seven who lost 150 pounds more than 12 years ago . more...

  • Fat Livesby Irmgard Tischner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Ever caught somebody ? or yourself ? checking out the content of a ?fat? person?s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ?obesity debate?, this book investigates the embodied experience of ?being large? from... more...

  • Obesityby Gerald Litwack

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 198.00

    First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and... more...

  • Framing Fatby Samantha Kwan; Jennifer Graves

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    Framing Fat examines competing messages about body fat by considering the vantage point of cultural actors representing the fashion-beauty complex, public health, the food industry, and the fat acceptance movement. In doing so, it provides a more comprehensive view of the obesity epidemic and shows how strong cultural debates play a powerful role... more...

  • Adipositasby Alfred Wirth; Hans Hauner

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    Es ist „normal", nicht normalgewichtig zu sein.Etwa 60% der Deutschen sind übergewichtig. Die heutigen „Volksseuchen" - u.a. Diabetes, Fettstoffwechselstörungen und Hypertonie - sind weitgehend durch Übergewicht bedingt.Was sind die Grundlagen und Ursachen?Psychologisch und physiologischVon der genetischen Prädisposition... more...

  • Controversies in Obesityby David W. Haslam; Arya M. Sharma; Carel W. le Roux

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    This book explores the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of the obese patient in the context of serious chronic disease, as well as the political and environmental aspects, including prevention. The book's approach of arriving at an exploration of these issues through the vehicle of assessing the controversies is unique and interesting,... more...