Weight management and obesity / Courtney Winston Paolicelli.

"Overweight and obesity now afflict the majority of U.S. adults and a large percentage of U.S. children. In addition, diet-related chronic diseases that used to be exclusively observed among adults (e.g., cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypertension) are now being detected...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Paolicelli, Courtney Winston (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Momentum Press Health, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Nutrition and dietetics practice collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Fundamentals of nutrition, calorie balance, and body weight
  • Epidemiology and health consequences of obesity
  • Factors contributing to overweight and obesity
  • Nutrition assessment
  • Weight loss intervention : porgram characteristics and components
  • Weight loss intervention : goal setting
  • Weight loss intervention : energy and macronutrient approaches to calorie reduction
  • Weight loss intervention : basic concepts for nutrition education
  • Weight loss intervention : behavior modification
  • Weight loss intervention : medications
  • Weight loss intervention : weight loss surgery
  • Physical activity.