The body size and health debate / Christine L.B. Selby.

This book examines the often confusing information and misinformationthat exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to we...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Selby, Christine L. B. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Series:Health and medical issues today.
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Summary:This book examines the often confusing information and misinformationthat exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 208 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781440848063
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