Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity

Catherine Hankey
John Wiley & Sons, 23 nov. 2017 - 392 pagina's

This addition to the British Dietetic Association Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics book series is written for clinicians and researchers who work with any aspect of obesity and its comorbid conditions. Featuring contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from around the globe Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity offers a uniquely international perspective on what has become a worldwide public health crisis.

Chapters cover a full range of new ideas and research on the underlying drivers of obesity in populations including discussions on the genetic and clinical aspects of obesity, along with expert recommendations on how to effectively manage and prevent this chronic and persistent disease.

Providing a comprehensive overview of the key literature in this field, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity is an invaluable resource for all those whose work should or does embrace any aspect of obesity.


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Fad diets and fasting for weight loss
Definition prevalence and historical
Definition prevalence and historical
Aetiology of obesity in children
obesity in adults
Chapter 015
Macronutrient composition for weight
Meal replacements for weight loss
Formula diets for weight loss in obesity
Groupbased interventions for weight
Commercial weight management
Pharmacological management of weight
Diet to support surgical management
Physical activity for weight loss

Chapter 021
Chapter 031
Obesity as a risk factor in
Binge eating and obesity
Genetics and epigenetics in the aetiology
Food intake and appetite in
Gut microbiome in obesity
Consequences and comorbidities associated
Physical activity and physical inactivity
Diet to support pharmacological
Weight loss interventions in specific
Physiological control of appetite
weight loss in childhood obesity
camps in childhood obesity
National campaigns to modify eating
activity sedentary behaviour
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About the Editor
Catherine Hankey, PhD RD
is Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition at the School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

About the Series Editor
Kevin Whelan, PhD RD FBDA
is Professor of Dietetics in the Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences, King's College London, London, UK.

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