eBook Encyclopedia of Diet Fads: Understanding Science and Society, 2nd Edition

  • Marjolijn Bijlefeld
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  • ISBN-10: 161069760X
  • ISBN-13: 9781610697606
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

This A-to-Z reference describes many of the health fads and fashions of the past as well as current trends in weight loss to help people understand the principles of weight loss and the benefits of healthy choices. The authors help to identity effective means of losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, placing particular emphasis on weight-loss programs aimed at young people who struggle most with obesity, eating disorders, and body image. The book explores what works, what is potentially dangerous, and what scientists are discovering about nutrition, while also offering sustainable advice for keeping fit. The second edition of Encyclopedia of Diet Fads includes many updated, expanded, and completely new entries, as well as the latest information on diets and reviews many popular diet trends like the Atkins Diet, the Zone Diet, Weight Watchers, and Medifast. The book is organized by alphabetical entries regarding nutrition, exercise, and famous and infamous diet-promoters. Readers can learn more about an area that interests them through cross-referenced sections and a prolific list of additional resources. A selection of appendixes contains practical information such as how to evaluate diets and recipes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Acai Berry Diet.
2: Aerobic Activity.
3: Amphetamines.
4: Anaerobic Activity.
5: Anemia.
6: Anorexia Nervosa.
7: Antioxidants.
8: Appetite Suppressants by Prescription.
9: Artificial Sweeteners.
10: Atkins, Robert C..
11: Atkins Nutritional Approach.
12: Baby Food Diet.
13: Banana Diet.
14: Barnard, Neal.
15: Belviq.
16: Beverly Hills Diet.
17: The Biggest Loser.
18: Body for Life.
19: Body Mass Index.
20: Bulimia Nervosa.
21: Cabbage Soup Diet.
22: Caffeine.
23: Calcium.
24: Calorad.
25: Calories.
26: Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet.
27: Carbohydrates.
28: Celebrity Doctors.
29: Celebrity Endorsements.
30: Celiac Disease.
31: Childhood Obesity.
32: Cholesterol (Blood Types).
33: Cholesterol (Dietary).
34: Christian Diets.
35: Coconut Diet.
36: D’Adamo, Peter J..
37: DASH Diet.
38: Dehydration.
39: Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).
40: Dexatrim.
41: Diabetes.
42: Dietary Fat.
43: Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
44: Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA).
45: Dimethylamylamine HCl (DMAA).
46: Dukan Diet.
47: Eat Right 4 Your Type.
48: Eating Disorders.
49: Eicosanoids.
50: Ephedra/Ephedrine.
51: Exercise.
52: Fat.
53: Fat Blockers.
54: Feingold Diet.
55: Fen-Phen.
56: Five a Day.
57: 5-Factor Fitness.
58: Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
59: Food Guide Pyramid.
60: Food Safety Modernization Act.
61: French Women Don’t Get Fat.
62: Gluten-Free.
63: Glycemic Index.
64: Ghrelin.
65: Graham, Sylvester.
66: Grapefruit Diet.
67: Healthy Eating Plate.
68: Healthy People 2020.
69: Herbal Diet Teas.
70: Herbalife.
71: High-Protein Diets.
72: Hudson, Jennifer.
73: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG).
74: Insulin.
75: Internet Dieting.
76: Jenny Craig.
77: Ketones/Ketosis.
78: Let’s Move.
79: Life Choice Diet.
80: Liposuction.
81: Liquid Protein Diets.
82: Macrobiotics.
83: Malnutrition.
84: Master Cleanse Diet.
85: McDougall Program.
86: Meridia.
87: Metabolife.
88: MyPlate.
89: National Weight Control Registry.
90: Nutrisystem.
91: Nutrition Facts Label.
92: Obama, Michelle.
93: Obesity.
94: Obesity Surgery.
95: Ohsawa, George.
96: Ornish, Dean.
97: Osteoporosis.
98: Overeaters Anonymous.
99: Overnight Diet.
100: P90X.
101: Paleo Diet.
102: Phenylpropanolamine (PPA).
103: Phytochemicals.
104: Prediabetes.
105: President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.
106: Pritikin, Nathan.
107: Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise.
108: Protein Power.
109: Qsymia.
110: Raw Foods.
111: Registered Dietitian (RD).
112: Relaxacisor.
113: Resting Metabolic Rate.
114: Rotation Diet.
115: Scarsdale Diet.
116: Sears, Barry.
117: Shamblin, Gwen.
118: Simmons, Richard.
119: Slim Chance Awards.
120: Slim-Fast.
121: Somers, Suzanne.
122: South Beach Diet.
123: Starch Blockers.
124: Stevia.
125: Subway Diet.
126: Sugar Busters!.
127: Supersize.
128: Target Heart Rate.
129: Tarnower, Herman.
130: Television.
131: T-Factor Diet.
132: TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
133: Trans Fatty Acids.
134: Vegetarian Diet.
135: Vitamins.
136: Walking.
137: Weigh Down Diet.
138: Weight Watchers.
139: Weight-Loss Earrings.
140: Wheat Belly Diet.
141: Xenical.
142: Yo-Yo Dieting.
143: The Zone.
Appendix A: Timeline.
Appendix B: Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-Loss Program.
Appendix C: What’s on the Web?.
Appendix D: Myths and Facts about Weight Loss.
Index.
About the Authors.