The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity a global epidemic. Its prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, causing a myriad of health problems for children and adults. Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition explores the molecular mechanisms and pathophysiology leading to obesity and metabolic disord

chapter 1|30 pages

- Epidemiology of Obesity: Current Status

chapter 4|32 pages

Evidence for Re­ned Food Addiction

chapter 8|12 pages

- Neurobiology of Obesity

chapter 10|12 pages

Leptin-Induced Inˆammation

chapter 13|14 pages

- Sleep and Obesity

chapter 15|28 pages

- Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

chapter 16|14 pages


chapter 19|38 pages

- Genomic Imprinting Disorders in Obesity

chapter 22|54 pages

- Safety of Obesity Drugs

chapter 25|28 pages

- Role of Exercise in Diet and Weight Loss

chapter 28|8 pages

- Gender Effects on Adiposity

chapter 32|18 pages

- Atkins Paradigm

chapter 34|6 pages

- Glycemic Index: Issues and Concepts

chapter 39|16 pages

- Role of Tea in Weight Management

chapter 45|16 pages

- Antiobesity by Marine Lipids

chapter 46|24 pages

Dairy Foods, Calcium, and Weight Management

chapter 57|10 pages

- Obesity and Disordered Eating in Youth

chapter 60|16 pages

- New Directions in Childhood Obesity