Encyclopedia of Wellness: From Acai Berry to Yo-yo Dieting

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ABC-CLIO, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 984 pages
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This wide-ranging encyclopedia addresses our rapidly changing understanding of health and wellness, providing a collection of essays that are up-to-date and comprehensive in both scope and breadth.

* Over 230 clear and concise A-Z entries by notable scholars and researchers

* A short, introductory essay that gives readers a historical overview of health issues in the United States

* Sidebars that provide personal anecdotes about specific health situations

* A comprehensive glossary of health and wellness terms

* A comprehensive list of Internet resources for further information and research

 

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Contents

The Encyclopedia
1
Glossary
889
Internet Resources
905
About the Editor and Contributors
937
Index
947
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Sharon Zoumbaris is a professional librarian and freelance writer/editor.

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