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The Resource Weight in America : obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks, Barbara Wexler, (electronic resource)

Weight in America : obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks, Barbara Wexler, (electronic resource)

Label
Weight in America : obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks
Title
Weight in America
Title remainder
obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Wexler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topics of obesity and eating disorders, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topics. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources
Cataloging source
MiFhGG
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Wexler, Barbara
Dewey number
362.196398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA645.O23
LC item number
W49 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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Gale (Firm)
Series statement
  • Information Plus reference series
  • Gale eBooks
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  • Obesity
  • Weight loss
  • Reducing diets
  • Obesity in adolescence
  • Obesity in children
  • Eating disorders
  • Obesity
Label
Weight in America : obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks, Barbara Wexler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://link.gale.com/apps/pub/1WWJ/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=vanc99032
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "ISSN 1551-2118"
  • "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Americans weigh in over time -- Weight and physical health -- The influences of mental health and culture on weight and eating disorders -- Diet, nutrition, and weight issues among children and adolescents -- Dietary treatment for overweight and obesity -- Physical activity, drugs, surgery, and other treatment for overweight and obesity -- The economics of overweight and obesity -- Political, legal, and social issues of overweight and obesity -- Diet and weight-loss lore, myths, and controversies -- Preventing overweight and obesity -- Public opinion and action about diet, weight, nutrition, and physical activity
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2008 ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 197 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414438252
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • GVRL1WWJ
  • (OCoLC)302291507
Label
Weight in America : obesity, eating disorders, and other health risks, Barbara Wexler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://link.gale.com/apps/pub/1WWJ/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=vanc99032
Publication
Note
  • "ISSN 1551-2118"
  • "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Americans weigh in over time -- Weight and physical health -- The influences of mental health and culture on weight and eating disorders -- Diet, nutrition, and weight issues among children and adolescents -- Dietary treatment for overweight and obesity -- Physical activity, drugs, surgery, and other treatment for overweight and obesity -- The economics of overweight and obesity -- Political, legal, and social issues of overweight and obesity -- Diet and weight-loss lore, myths, and controversies -- Preventing overweight and obesity -- Public opinion and action about diet, weight, nutrition, and physical activity
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2008 ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 197 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414438252
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • GVRL1WWJ
  • (OCoLC)302291507

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