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
- Causes of obesity, both genetic and lifestyle
- Obesity and pregnancy
- Childhood Obesity
- Nutrition and diet
- 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.