The obesity epidemic has spawned an unlimited array of quick-fix, rapid weight loss plans and unproven pharmaceuticals. Dangerous side effects and rebound weight gain has made the cure seem worse than the syndrome itself and left people uncertain where to turn. The only way to safely deal with the global obesity problem is to develop strategic ther

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Part I: Introduction

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Part III: Obesity and Degenerative Disease

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Part IV: Novel Concept in Obesity Drug Development

chapter 15|20 pages

Adipose Drug Targets for Obesity Treatment

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Part V: Safety of Obesity Drugs

chapter 16|18 pages

Safety of Obesity Drugs

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Part VI: Natural, Nutritional, and Physical Approaches to Weight Management

chapter 24|6 pages

The Atkins Paradigm

chapter 30|12 pages

The Role of Tea in Weight Management

chapter 31|10 pages

Laboratory and Clinical Studies of Chitosan

chapter 32|10 pages

Phaseolus vulgaris and -Amylase Inhibition

chapter 36|14 pages

Anti-Obesity by Marine Lipids

chapter 37|18 pages

Dairy Foods, Calcium, and Weight Management

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Part VII: Child Obesity and Prevention

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Part VIII: Bariatric Surgery in Weight Management