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    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

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

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    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...

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    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity focuses on the important roles that exercise, dietary changes, and foods play in promoting as well as reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term... more...

  • Weight Managementby Dympna Pearson; Clare Grace

    Wiley 2012; US$ 64.99

    An increasingly wide range of patients of different age, ethnicity and social background often combined with other clinical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis now find themselves battling against obesity and many health professionals become frustrated, feeling ill-equipped to handle each unique case with the one-size-fits-all... more...

  • Hot & Heavyby Virgie Tovar

    Seal Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    In this fun, fresh, fat-positive anthology, fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar brings together voices from an often-marginalized community to talk about and celebrate their lives. Hot & Heavy rejects the idea that being thin is best, instead embracing the many fabulous aspects of being fatóbuilding fat-positive spaces, putting together fat-friendly... more...

  • Designated Fat Girlby Jennifer Joyner

    Skirt! 2010; US$ 12.99

    Jennifer Joyner was slowly killing herself with food. She didn?t know what to fear more: dying, or knowing that she was causing her own death. She was powerless to stop. She weighed 336 pounds. She had uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure. She?d lost jobs and friendships, and her marriage was hanging by a thread. She disgusted herself. She... more...