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Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide


This volume is designed to bring together necessary and valuable information for those who are struggling with obesity or eating disorders, and for anyone who wants to learn more about nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. The goal of this volume is to connect readers interested in a healthy lifestyle with solid information about how to help them achieve their healthy living goals. Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide combines valuable educational material with up-to-date resources. It offers statistics, both national and state, as well as discussions about healthy living, obesity prevention, and how to identify and treat eating disorders.

  • Studies & Statistics About Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders: This section is more than 300 pages and includes detailed reports, maps, graphs, and tables. Coverage is current, comprehensive, and informative.
  • Nutrition & Healthy Living: This section includes several chapters that focus on nutrition and help readers understand how to maintain a healthy body. Chapters discuss nutritional requirements, exercise, and more.
  • Health Conditions Linked to Obesity: This section discusses several health conditions linked to obesity, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, certain types of cancer, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, mental illness, and body pain.
  • Eating Disorders: This section provides helpful information about a variety of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, pica, rumination, and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Each chapter begins with a concise description of the category and goes on to include a variety of resources for patients, their families, and caregivers.

Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide is a necessary reference for public and academic libraries, as well as health care collections, providing information crucial to those looking for direction on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, those who suffer from obesity, those struggling with an eating disorder, as well as their families and support network, caseworkers, social workers, and other health care providers.


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In addition to the print directory, Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide includes free online access to the Grey House/Salem Press Online database. This gives you immediate access to the most valuable in-depth information on these important topics, early warning signs, diagnosis, treatment options, advice for caretakers, preventative therapy, and support. With unlimited users and remote access included, your students and researchers can now search this amazing collection of data, anytime & anywhere, all just a click away.

The Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide is a necessary reference for public and academic libraries, as well as health care collections providing information crucial to sufferers of eating disorders, their broader support network, caseworkers, social workers, and other health care providers.