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Obesity
Dietary and Developmental Influences
by Gail Woodward-Lopez

Obesity uses evidence-based research as a basis to define foods and dietary behaviors that should be supported and encouraged as well as those that should be discouraged.

Features:

  • Covers the breadth of research relating dietary factors to adiposity, thereby allowing the reader to more accurately assess a given factor's potential role in preventing obesity
  • Presents a comprehensive and in-depth overview of most of the potential dietary determinants of obesity and their interrelationship
  • Supplies a complete picture of the diet most likely to protect against the development of obesity
  • Explores the influence of critical development periods and parenting practices on adiposity
  • Provides easy access to information on the relationship between specific aspects of dietary intake and adiposity

Contents

Introduction

  • The Obesity Epidemic
  • The Obesity Prevention Network Determinants of Energy Imbalance Workgroup
  • A Focus on Prevention
  • Defining Target Behaviors: A First Step

Methodology

  • Search Process and Criteria
  • Article Abstraction and Manuscript Format
  • Lines of Evidence

Critical Periods

  • Intrauterine Growth and Birth Weight
  • Infancy
  • Adiposity Rebound
  • Early Puberty
  • Pregnancy
  • Postpartum
  • Menopause
  • Elderly

Dietary Influences on Energy Balance

  • Total Calories
  • Energy Density
  • Macronutrient Intake
  • Minerals and Vitamins
  • Vegetables and Fruits
  • Sweetened Beverages and Fruit Juice
  • Restaurant-Prepared Foods
  • Dietary Patterns
  • Variety of Foods
  • Reduced-Fat Food Products
  • Portion Size
  • Meal and Snack Patterns
  • Parenting Influences
  • Breastfeeding
  • Food Insecurity

Conclusions

  • When to Intervene: Critical Periods in the Development of Obesity
  • What to Recommend: Dietary Influences on Energy Balance

Index

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Obesity
Dietary and Developmental Influences
by Gail Woodward-Lopez

2006 360 pages $93.95 + shipping
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