What Can We Do About Obesity?

What Can We Do About Obesity?

by Colin Hynson

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What Can We Do About Obesity? looks at the factors leading to weight gain and at the connection between obesity and ill-health. Although obesity is acknowledged as a global problem, views about it vary considerably from culture to culture. The book examines the influence of diet, lifestyle, genetics, and social factors and how these all play a part in the problem.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848376878
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: Global Questions Series
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is obesity? 6

Chapter 2 Is obesity a modern problem? 10

Chapter 3 What are the causes of obesity? 14

Chapter 4 What are the health risks? 22

Chapter 5 How are we tackling obesity? 26

Chapter 6 Do we face a fat future? 38

Glossary 44

Further information 45

Index 46

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