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Encyclopedia of diet fads : understanding science and society

Author: Marjolijn Bijlefeld; Sharon K Zoumbaris
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This reference describes many of the health fads and fashions of the past as well as current trends in weight loss to help people understand the principles of weight loss and the benefits of healthy choices. The authors help to identity effective means of losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, placing particular emphasis on weight-loss programs aimed at young people who struggle most with obesity, eating  Read more...
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Bijlefeld, Marjolijn, 1960-
Encyclopedia of diet fads.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]
(DLC) 2014024609
(OCoLC)881910351
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjolijn Bijlefeld; Sharon K Zoumbaris
ISBN: 9781610697606 161069760X
OCLC Number: 897906814
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 296 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acai berry diet --
Aerobic activitiy --
Amphetamines --
Anaerobic activity --
Anemia --
Anorexia Nervosa --
Antioxidants --
Appetite suppressants by prescription --
Artificial sweeteners --
Atkins, Robert C. --
Atkins nutritional approach --
Baby food diet --
Banana diet --
Barnard, Neal --
Belviq --
Beverly Hills diet --
Biggest Loser, the --
Body for Life --
Body mass index --
Bulimia Nervosa --
Cabbage soup diet --
Caffeine --
Calcium --
Calorad --
Calories --
Carbohydrate addict's diet --
Carbohydrates --Celebrity doctors --
Celebrity endorsements --
Celiac disease --
Childhood obesity --
Cholesterol (blood types) --
Cholesterol (dietary) --
Christian diets --
Coconut diet --
D'Adamo, Peter J. --
DASH diet --
Dehydration --
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) --
Dexatrim --
Diabetes --
Dietary fat --
Dietary guidelines for Americans --
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) --
Dimethylamylamine HCI (DMAA) --
Dukan diet --
Eat right 4 your type --
Eating disorders --
Eicosanoids --
Ephedra/Ephedrine --
Excercise --
Fat --
Fat blockers --
Feingold diet --
Fen-Phen --
Five a day --
5-factor fitness --
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) --
Food guide pyramid --
Food Safety Modernization Act --
French women don't get fat --
Gluten-free --
Glycemic index --
Ghrelin --
Graham, Sylvester --
Grapefruit diet --
Healthy eating plate --
Healthy People 2000 --
Herbal diet teas --
Herbalife --
High-protein diets --
Hudson, Jennifer --
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) --
Insulin --
Internet dating --
Jenny Craig --
Ketones/ketosis --
Let's move --
Life choice diet --
Liposuction --
Liquid protein diets --
Macrobiotics --
Malnutrition --
Master cleanse diet --
McDougall program --
Meridia --
Metabolife --
MyPlate --
National Weight Control Registry --
Nutrisystem --
Nutritional facts label --
Obama, Michelle --
Obesity --
Obesity surgery --
Ohsawa, George --
Omish, Dean --
Osteoporosis --
Overeater's Anonymous --
Overnight diet --
P90X --
Paleo diet --
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) --
Phytochemicals --
Prediabetes --
President's Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition --
Pritikin program for diet and excercise --
Protein power --
Qsymia --
Raw foods --
Registered Dietitian (RD) --
Relaxacisor --
Resting metabolic rate --
Rotation diet --
Scarsdale diet --
Sears, Barry --
Shamblin, Gwen --
Simmons, Richard --
Slim chance awards --
Slim-fast --
Somers, Suzanne --
South Beach diet --
Starch blockers --
Stevia --
Subway diet --
Sugar busters! --
Supersize --
Target heart rate --
Tarnower, Herman --
Television --
T-factor diet --
TOPS, Take off pounds sensibly --
Trans fatty acids --
Vegetarian diet --
Vitamins --
Walking --
Weigh down diet --
Weight Watchers --
Wheat belly diet --
Xenical --
Yo-yo dieting --
The Zone.
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