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Overnutrition and related disorders

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0022
Overnutrition and related disorders

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This chapter discusses obesity and related disorders. Topics covered include why being overweight matters, why people become obese, people at risk for obesity, preventing obesity and related disorders, and how to help people lose weight.

Keywords: obesity; nutrition; food; health; overweight

Chapter.  4510 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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