Obesity: Causes, Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment
Elliott M. Blass
Sinauer Associates, Jan 1, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 471 pages
This work discusses the cause and mechanism underlying obesity. It also discusses the factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic, including social, cultural, medical, developmental and political influences, on individuals and at group levels.
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