- Title Pages
- Chapter 1 Prevalence and trends in childhood obesity
- Chapter 2 Prevalence and trends in adult obesity in affluent countries
- Chapter 3 Physical health consequences of child and adolescent obesity
- Chapter 4 Health consequences of overweight and obesity in adults
- Chapter 5 Psychosocial issues in obese children and adults
- Chapter 6 Health economic burden of obesity – an international perspective
- Chapter 7 The role of nutrition and physical activity in the obesity epidemic
- Chapter 8 The role of socio-cultural factors in the obesity epidemic
- Chapter 9 Evolving environmental factors in the obesity epidemic
- Chapter 10 The implications of the nutrition transition for obesity in the developing world
- Chapter 11 Population approaches to promote healthful eating behaviours
- Chapter 12 Population approaches to increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour among children and adults
- Chapter 13 Population approaches to obesity prevention
- Chapter 14 The role of surgical, pharmacological, and other treatment options
- Chapter 15 The cost-effectiveness of obesity prevention
- Chapter 16 Drawing possible lessons for obesity prevention and control from the tobacco-control experience<sup>1</sup>
- Chapter 17 The role of parents in preventing child overweight and obesity: An ecological approach
- Chapter 18 The potential for policy initiatives to address the obesity epidemic: A legal perspective from the United States
- Chapter 19 The potential of food regulation as a policy instrument for obesity prevention in developing countries
- Chapter 20 What role can urban planning and transportation policy play in the prevention of obesity?
- Chapter 21 Can fiscal approaches help to reduce obesity risk?
- Chapter 22 Social marketing approaches to obesity prevention
- Chapter 23 Community interventions and initiatives to prevent obesity
- Chapter 24 The food and beverage industry’s efforts regarding obesity prevention
- Chapter 25 The need for courageous action to prevent obesity
- Chapter 26 Conclusion: Obesity and its prevention in the 21st century
- Obesity Epidemiology
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