Obesity represents the second leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States each year behind only cigarette smoking. Underlying causes of obesity include genetic propensity, inadequate physical activity and poor nutritional habits. A wide variety of complex behaviors contribute to the development of both childhood and adult obesity. Lifestyle Obesity Management summarizes current knowledge about the causes and treatments of obesity with an emphasis on lifestyle practices and habits and their contribution to the prevention and treatment of this condition. This book serves as a useful guide to physicians and all healthcare professionals representing the diverse disciplines required to effectively treat obesity.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 298 g
Dimensions: 203 x 128 x 16 mm
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