International textbook of obesity /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Björntorp, Per
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, [2001]
Subjects:
Online Access:Table of Contents
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505 0 |a Obesity as a global problem -- The epidemiology of obesity -- Body weight, body composition and longevity -- Anthropometric indices of obesity and regional distribution of fat depots -- Screening the population -- Evaluation of human adiposity -- Role of neuropeptides and leptin in food intake and obestity -- Regulation of appetite and the management of obesity -- Physiological regulation of macronutrient balance -- Fat in the diet and obesity -- Energy expenditure at rest and during exercise -- Exercise and macronutrient balance -- The specificity of adipose depots -- Causes of obesity and consequences of obesity prevention in non-human primates and other animal models -- Social status, social stress and fat distribution in primates -- Centralization of body fat -- Obesity and hormonal abnormalities -- Cortisol metabolism -- Drug-induced obesity -- Pregnancy -- Social and cultural influences on obesity -- Cessation of smoking and body weight -- Visceral obesity and the metabolic syndrome -- Obesity and type 2 diabetes -- Cardiovascular disease -- Obesity, overweight and human cancer -- Pulmonary diseases (including sleep apnoea and Pickwickian syndrome) --Obesity and gallstones -- Health benefits and risks of weight loss -- Treatment: diet -- Recent and future drugs for the treatment of obesity -- Treatment: hormones -- Why quality of life measures should be used in the treatment of patients with obesity -- Surgical treatment of obesity -- Swedish obese subjects, SOS. 
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