Are You Fat?

Are You Fat?

by Kathlyn Gay

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Since the 1960s, people in the United States and other industrialized countries have become heavier, on average. In fact, Americans are some of the most overweight people in the world. Find out what has caused the "obesity epidemic," and learn about the possible solutions, including diets, exercise, and surgery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766043220
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Got Issues? Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1320L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4

Chapter 1 What Is Obesity? 5

Chapter 2 Causes of Obesity 15

Chapter 3 Health Risks and Costs 29

Chapter 4 What About Weight-Loss Diets? 38

Chapter 5 More Diet Dangers 48

Chapter 6 Weight-Loss Surgery 60

Chapter 7 Who Is Helping? 74

Chapter 8 Healthy Lifestyles 87

Chapter Notes 97

Glossary 106

For More Information 108

Further Reading 109

Internet Addresses 109

Index 110

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