In recent years, we've developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of the biological, behavioral, and environmental deter

chapter 4|8 pages

Worldwide Prevalence of Obesity in Adults

chapter 9|16 pages

Genes and the Predisposition to Obesity

chapter 10|6 pages

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Obesity

chapter 13|12 pages

Animal Models of Obesity: Nonhuman Primates

chapter 14|12 pages

CNS Regulation of Energy Balance

chapter 16|10 pages

Gut Microbiome and Obesity

chapter 18|12 pages

Insulin Resistance and Obesity

chapter 19|10 pages

White and Brown Adipose Tissue Development

chapter 22|10 pages

Skeletal Muscle Metabolism and Obesity

chapter 27|14 pages

Viral Infections and Adiposity

chapter 29|12 pages

Obesity and Related Eating Disorders

chapter 30|10 pages

Tobacco Use, Smoking Cessation, and Obesity

chapter 31|8 pages

Breastfeeding and Later Obesity

chapter 33|10 pages

Sedentary Time and Obesity

chapter 34|8 pages

Occupational Work and Obesity

chapter 35|12 pages

Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Obesity

chapter 38|10 pages

Transportation Policies and Obesity

chapter 41|8 pages

Inuence of Culture on Obesity

chapter 42|10 pages

Bias, Discrimination, and Obesity

chapter 43|18 pages

Environmental Chemicals and Obesity

chapter 44|14 pages

Economic Costs of Obesity

chapter 45|12 pages

Obesity and Mortality Rates

chapter 46|8 pages

Obesity and Heart Disease

chapter 47|8 pages

Obesity and Hypertension

chapter 48|8 pages

Obesity and Lipoprotein Metabolism

chapter 49|10 pages

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

chapter 50|12 pages

Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

chapter 51|12 pages

Obesity and Cancer: Clinical Epidemiology

chapter 53|12 pages

Obesity and Gallbladder Disease

chapter 55|12 pages

Obesity, Lung Function, and Lung Disease

chapter 56|10 pages

Obesity, Arthritis, and Gout

chapter 57|10 pages

Obesity and Mental Health

chapter 58|12 pages

Obesity and Health-Related Quality of Life

chapter 59|12 pages

Obesity and Pregnancy Outcomes