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The Resource Obesity and health, by Adriel Bettelheim, (electronic resource)

Obesity and health, by Adriel Bettelheim, (electronic resource)

Label
Obesity and health
Title
Obesity and health
Statement of responsibility
by Adriel Bettelheim
Title variation
Are Americans eating themselves to death?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bad eating habits, a sedentary lifestyle and ever-larger portions of food have conspired to make the United States the fattest nation on Earth. The National Institutes of Health estimates that 97 million American adults -- 55 percent of the adult population -- now are overweight or obese. Public health officials say that weight problems often lead to chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, and contribute to as many as 300,000 deaths annually. Dieting and more exercise are the two most obvious solutions. But many Americans who lack the time or will are turning to medically assisted weight loss and diet drugs that promise to melt away pounds without significant lifestyle changes. Few of the drugs have been rigorously tested, and some have proven dangerous
Member of
RO6dd4WW58Q
Additional physical form
Also available in print.
Cataloging source
CQPDC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
CQ researcher
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Bettelheim, Adriel
Dewey number
616.3/98/00973
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.B48 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Overweight persons
  • Weight loss
Label
Obesity and health, by Adriel Bettelheim, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 29, 2005)
  • "January 15, 1999."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62367802
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62367802
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Obesity and health, by Adriel Bettelheim, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 29, 2005)
  • "January 15, 1999."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62367802
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62367802
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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