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Managing and preventing obesity : behavioural factors and dietary interventions

Author: Timothy Gill
Publisher: Cambridge : Woodhead, [2014]
Series: Woodhead Publishing in food science and technology, no. 270.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book summarises the latest research in obesity development, management and prevention with a specific focus on dietary interventions.
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Genre/Form: Elecrtonic books
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gill, Timothy.
Managing and Preventing Obesity : Behavioural Factors and Dietary Interventions.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Gill
ISBN: 9781782420996 1782420991
OCLC Number: 897799793
Notes: Woodhead Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier.
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 345 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Managing and Preventing Obesity: Behavioural Factors and Dietary Interventions ; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition; Preface; Introduction: an overview of the key drivers of obesity and their influence on diet; 1 Introduction; 2 Behavioural factors; 3 Environmental and structural factors; 4 Biological factors; 5 Summary and conclusions; References; Part One General issues; 1 Trends in understanding patterns of obesity and health outcomes; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The importance of abdominal obesity. 1.3 Global trends in obesity1.4 Economic development and obesity; 1.5 Social class differences in obesity; 1.6 Obesity in women and its implications for maternal and infant health; 1.7 Childhood obesity; 1.8 Conclusions; References; 2 Overview of the key current population-level strategies used to prevent obesity; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Physical activity strategies; 2.3 Food and beverage strategies; 2.4 School strategies; 2.5 Healthcare and workplace strategies; 2.6 Messaging strategies; 2.7 Conclusion: integrating approaches; 2.8 Sources of further information and advice; References. Part Two The role of different dietary components in obesity management3 The role of high sugar foods and sugar-sweetened beverages in weight gain and obesity; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Sugar in our food supply; 3.3 Biological mechanisms for some effects of sugar in beverages; 3.4 Randomized clinical trials and longitudinal cohort studies link intake of sugar-sweetened beverages to the risk of obesity; 3.5 Fruit juice and weight gain; 3.6 Future trends; 3.7 Sources of further informa ion and advice; References; 4 The impact of fruit and vegetable intake on weight management; 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Importance of fruits and vegetables (FV)4.3 FV and obesity prevention; 4.4 Future trends; 4.5 Sources of further information; References; 5 High protein diets in obesity management and weight control; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Internationally popular higher-protein diets; 5.3 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Total Wellbeing Diet; 5.4 Evidence from meta-analyses and selected randomised control trials for the efficacy of higher- protein diets for weight control and meta bolic health; 5.5 Potential risks of high protein dietary patterns. 5.6 Strategies to improve compliance to higher protein diets5.7 Conclusions; References; 6 Low-fat diets in obesity management and weight control; 6.1 Introduction: overview of dietary fat and body weight; 6.2 Total fat: mechanisms for association with body weight regulation; 6.3 Type of fat: biological mechanisms for effects on energy balance; 6.4 Sustainability of weight loss on low-fat diets; 6.5 Conclusions; 6.6 Future trends; 6.7 Sources of further information and advice; References; 7 The 'Mediterranean diet' and weight management.
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing in food science and technology, no. 270.
Responsibility: edited by: Timothy Gill.

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