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Table of Contents
|Understanding the Scope||p. 3|
|Epidemiology, etiology, and consequences of obesity||p. 5|
|Cultural attitudes and biases toward obese persons||p. 42|
|The application of public health lessons to stemming the obesity epidemic||p. 58|
|Psychodynamic approaches to the treatment of obesity||p. 84|
|Genetic contributions to the development of obesity||p. 95|
|Hidden persuaders: environmental contributors to obesity||p. 108|
|White adipose tissue as a dynamic organ||p. 123|
|Appetite and body weight regulation||p. 133|
|Eating behaviors in obesity: the role of appetite||p. 161|
|The relation of pregnancy and lactation to obesity development in the mother and child||p. 181|
|Health Consequences||p. 197|
|Effect of obesity on development and health in childhood||p. 199|
|Impact of obesity during adulthood on chronic disease: diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and cancer||p. 209|
|Measurement of human body composition to assess obesity||p. 223|
|Assessment of obesity risk in the community||p. 239|
|Prevention and Intervention Approaches and Settings||p. 251|
|Behavioral approaches to the treatment of obesity||p. 253|
|Non-dieting approaches to the treatment of obesity||p. 273|
|Dietary intervention approaches to the treatment of obesity||p. 295|
|Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of obesity||p. 310|
|Surgical treatment of severe obesity: patient selection and screening, surgical options, and nutritional management||p. 320|
|Metabolic consequences of weight reduction||p. 333|
|The role of physical activity in weight loss and weight loss maintenance||p. 344|
|The challenge of weight loss maintenance: successful losers||p. 354|
|Treatment of obesity in the primary care setting||p. 365|
|Worksite health promotion for obesity prevention||p. 374|
|Treatment of overweight and obesity in children||p. 384|
|School-based interventions for overweight and obesity prevention||p. 400|
|Preventing childhood obesity: It Takes a Nation||p. 424|
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