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Weight in America

Obesity, Eating Disorders, and Other Health Risks
Wexler, Barbara (Book - 2013)
Weight in America
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Provides information from academic and governmental sources on every aspect of overweight, obesity, and eating disorders, including their prevalence in the United States, their consequences, public opinion about them, and methods of combating them.
Authors: Wexler, Barbara
Title: Weight in America
obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Cengage Learning, c2013
Edition: 2012 ed
Characteristics: viii, 209 p. :,ill., chart, map ;,28 cm
Contents: Ch 1. Americans weigh in over time
ch 2. Weight and physical health
ch 3. The influences of mental health and culture on weight and eating disorders
ch 4. Diet, nutrition, and weight isseus among children and adolescents
ch 5. Dietary treatment for overweight and obesity
ch 6. Physical activity, drugs, surgery, and other treatments for overweight and obesity
ch 7. The economics of overweight and obesity
ch 8. Political, legal, and social issues of overweight and obesity
ch 9. Diet and weight-loss lore, myths, and controversies
ch 10. Preventing overweight and obesity
ch 11. Public opinion and action about diet, weight, nutrition, and physical activity
Summary: Provides information from academic and governmental sources on every aspect of overweight, obesity, and eating disorders, including their prevalence in the United States, their consequences, public opinion about them, and methods of combating them.
Additional Contributors: Information Plus (Firm : Wylie, Tex.)
ISBN: 1414481500
9781414481500
Statement of Responsibility: Barbara Wexler
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Eating disorders United States Statistics Eating disorders United States Obesity United States Statistics Obesity United States
Topical Term: Eating disorders
Eating disorders
Obesity
Obesity
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