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Lifestyle Obesity Management Theresa Paul Carilli

Lifestyle Obesity Management

Theresa Paul Carilli

Published January 10th 2003
ISBN : 9781405103442
Paperback
300 pages
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 About the Book 

Obesity represents the second leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States each year behind only cigarette smoking. Underlying causes of obesity include genetic propensity, inadequate physical activity and poor nutritional habits. AMoreObesity represents the second leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States each year behind only cigarette smoking. Underlying causes of obesity include genetic propensity, inadequate physical activity and poor nutritional habits. A wide variety of complex behaviors contribute to the development of both childhood and adult obesity. Lifestyle Obesity Management summarizes current knowledge about the causes and treatments of obesity with an emphasis on lifestyle practices and habits and their contribution to the prevention and treatment of this condition.This book serves as a useful guide to physicians and all healthcare professionals representing the diverse disciplines required to effectively treat obesity.