Principles of Health: Obesity, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642653861
  • ISBN-13: 9781642653861
  • DDC: 616.398
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Principles of Health: Obesity is the second title in Salem's new series- Principles of Health. This single volume draws on the growing field of obesity research; including causes, related conditions, preventions and treatment. All of the 100+ essays contain the most current scientific and medical understanding of obesity. Topics include: Causes of obesity, both genetic and lifestyle; Obesity and pregnancy; Childhood Obesity; Nutrition and diet; and Weight loss strategies. Essays are comprehensive and accessible to high school and undergraduate students and general readers interested in the study, mechanics, and treatment of obesity. Each essay includes Principle Terms, multiple subheads including an opening Summary and Further Reading. The volume ends with a Glossary, Bibliography, and Subject Index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Editor’s Introduction.
List of Contributors.
1: Causes and Risk Factors.
2: Adipose tissue.
3: Body mass index (BMI).
4: Cholesterol.
5: Compulsive overeating.
6: Fast food.
7: Food addiction.
8: Freshman fifteen.
9: Genetics.
10: High-fat diet.
11: Hypothalamus.
12: Hypothyroidism.
13: Leptin.
14: Lipids.
15: Menopause.
16: Mental Health.
17: Metabolism.
18: Race, ethnicity, culture and socioeconomic status.
19: Stress.
20: Sugar.
21: Sugar addiction.
22: Sugar-sweetened soft drinks.
23: Trans Fat.
24: Related Conditions, Diseases, and Comorbidities.
25: Angina.
26: Arterial plaque.
27: Bipolar disorder.
28: Body dysmorphic disorder.
29: Breast cancer recurrence.
30: Bulimia.
31: Chronic fatigue syndrome.
32: Colorectal cancer.
33: Deep vein thrombosis.
34: Depression.
35: Diabetes mellitus.
36: Diabetic nephropathy.
37: Diabetic neuropathy.
38: Dietary fat and risk of cancer.
39: Eating disorders.
40: Endometrial cancer.
41: Esophageal cancer.
42: Fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic.
43: Gout.
44: Heart attack.
45: Heart disease.
46: Heart failure.
47: Hyperlipidemia.
48: Hypertension.
49: Hypoglycemia.
50: Liver cancer.
51: Metabolic syndrome.
52: Osteoarthritis.
53: Ovarian cancer.
54: Pancreatic cancer.
55: Poor body image.
56: Schizophrenia.
57: Sleep apnea.
58: Stomach cancer.
59: Stroke.
60: Thyroid cancer.
61: Treatment and Weight Management.
62: Aerobics.
63: American Heart Association: Dietary guidelines.
64: Bariatric surgery.
65: Breakfast consumption.
66: Dance.
67: Dietary reference intakes (DRIs).
68: Exercise.
69: Exercise for older adults.
70: Food labels.
71: Hypocaloric diet.
72: Ketogenic diet.
73: Liposuction.
74: Low glycemic index diet.
75: Managing Overweight/Obesity for Veterans Everywhere (MOVE!).
76: MyPlate nutritional model.
77: Natural and alternative treatments.
78: Nutrition through the lifespan.
79: Overeaters Anonymous.
80: Sleep.
81: Sports.
82: Stress reduction.
83: Walking.
84: Weight loss medications.
85: Yoga.
86: Conditions In Depth.
87: Conditions In Depth: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
88: Risk factors for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
89: Reducing your risk of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
90: Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
91: Screening for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
92: Medications for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
93: Lifestyle changes to manage Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
94: Surgical and other procedures for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
95: Talking to your doctor about Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
96: Resource guide for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
97: Conditions In Depth: Gout.
98: Risk factors for gout.
99: Reducing your risk of gout.
100: Symptoms of Gout.
101: Medications for Gout.
102: Lifestyle changes to manage gout.
103: Talking to your doctor about gout.
104: Resource guide for Gout.
105: Conditions In Depth: Heart Attack.
106: Risk factors for Heart Attack.
107: Reducing your risk of Heart Attack.
108: Symptoms of a Heart Attack.
109: Medications for Heart Attack.
110: Lifestyle changes to manage Heart Attack.
111: Surgical and other invasive procedures for Heart Attack.
112: Talking to your doctor about Heart Attack.
113: Resource guide for Heart Attack.
114: Conditions In Depth: Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
115: Risk factors for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
116: Reducing your risk of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
117: Symptoms of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
118: Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
119: Medications for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
120: Lifestyle changes to manage Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
121: Surgical procedures for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
122: Talking to your doctor about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
123: Resource guide for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
124: Conditions In Depth: Sleep Apnea.
125: Risk factors for Sleep Apnea.
126: Reducing your Risk of Sleep Apnea.
127: Symptoms of Sleep Apnea.
128: Screening for Sleep Apnea.
129: Lifestyle changes to manage Sleep Apnea.
130: Surgical procedures for Sleep Apnea.
131: Talking to your doctor about Sleep Apnea.
132: Resource guide for Sleep Apnea.
133: Conditions In Depth: Type 2 Diabetes.
134: Risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes.
135: Reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
136: Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes.
137: Screening for Type 2 Diabetes.
138: Medications for Type 2 Diabetes.
139: Lifestyle changes to manage Type 2 Diabetes.
140: Talking to your doctor about Type 2 Diabetes.
141: Resource guide for Type 2 Diabetes.
Category Index.
Subject Index.