Chapter

Obesity

Joan Webster-Gandy

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199585823
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730658 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199585823.003.0021

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Obesity

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Classification and prevalence - Contributing causes and clinical consequences - Weight management: overview - Management: behaviour change strategies - Management: physical activity - Management: dietary aspects - Pharmacotherapy for obesity - Bariatric surgery - Alternative treatment for obesity - Obesity prevention and weight management during life stages - Role of healthcare professionals in weight management - Conditions associated with obesity

Chapter.  7250 words. 

Subjects: Dietetics

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