Obesity: Comfort vs. Discontent
by David F. Marks
Publisher: Smashwords 2016
Number of pages: 120
Two billion people are overweight or living with obesity. David F Marks, PhD, proposes a powerful new explanation of the obesity epidemic and reveals some brutal truths about the condition. The theory focuses on a universal feature of living beings, homeostasis, and the potential for its disruption.
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by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - National Academies
The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
by Gaetano Santulli (ed.) - MDPI AG
The contributions presented here provide an updated systematic overview examining, in detail, the functional role of different diets and dietary components in maintaining glucose homeostasis and preventing long-term complications.
by Alan Titchenal, et al. - University of Hawai'i at Manoa
This textbook serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students. The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifespan.
by M.C. Nesheim, M. Oria, P.T. Yih (eds.) - National Academies Press
The book develops an analytical framework for assessing effects associated with the ways in which food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, retailed and consumed. The framework will allow users to recognize effects across the full food system.