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Obesity

Author: Kathleen Y Wolin; Jennifer Petrelli
Publisher: Santa Barbara ABC-CLIO 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What makes obesity a disease instead of just a matter of overeating? What are the genetic and environmental factors behind it? What new breakthroughs are being developing to combat it? This concise, information-rich volume looks at these and other important questions, clearing away misconceptions about this devastating condition.||Obesity explains what scientists now know about the causes and consequences of being  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Y Wolin; Jennifer Petrelli
ISBN: 9780313352751 0313352755 9780313352768 0313352763
OCLC Number: 1029681651
Description: 1 online resource (181 Seiten)

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An overview written for general readers of the history, prevention, treatment, causes, and consequences of obesity.* The work is combines materials from history, epidemiology, behavioral science,  Read more...

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"Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates and above." - Choice "For general readers, Wolin (surgery, Washington U. School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, and Institute for Public Health) and Read more...

 
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