International Textbook of Obesity

International Textbook of Obesity

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The prevalence of obesity has now reached such proportions that in many parts of the world it is one of the most dominant health problems. Obesity leads to a number of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke and cancer as well as psychological problems and a poor quality of life. Obesity research is now very active and understanding of the disease has greatly increased. The International Textbook of Obesity offers a definitive coverage of the area looking at epidemiology, causes, current research and management. * Gives an up to date account of the field * Edited by a leading expert in the area * Contributions from an impressive array of authors including many from young researchers giving new perspectives on the issues This will be a lasting reference for a wide range of academic and professional health care workers, including obesity research specialists, diebetologists, nutritionists, practising physicians and endocrinologists.Two separate effects need to be distinguished: ingestion of fats in the long-term regular diet versus fat content of diet during a weight loss program. ... Univariate analysis comparing subjects who developed gallstones with those who did not identified three variables ... They randomized obese men and women into a 520 kcal, less than 2 g fat/day diet group, and a 900 kcal (3769 kJ), 30g fat day diet group.

Title:International Textbook of Obesity
Author: Per Björntorp
Publisher:Wiley - 2001-06-15

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