TITLE

An Open Letter to Those Concerned About Obesity

PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Software Practitioner;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights concerning the problem of several people in obesity. The author says that other people are spending huge amount of money to reduce weight and treat obesity. He states that Americans are being accustomed by excessive size of food portion at every meal. Moreover, he suggests to ignore the gurus who are offering all kinds of expensive ways to lose weight.
ACCESSION #
79746542

 

Related Articles

  • A multidisciplinary approach to weight management. Morton, B. J. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2005 Supplement, Vol. 14, pS106 

    Background -- Obesity is a growing problem in Australia, in the year 2000, 67% adult males and 52% adult females were either overweight or obese. A weight loss of 5-10% body weight can result in significant health benefits. Successful long term weight loss programs include behavioural...

  • Dual Intragastric Balloon: Single Ambulatory Center Spanish Experience with 60 Patients in Endoscopic Weight Loss Management. Lopez-Nava, G.; Bautista-Castaño, I.; Jimenez-Baños, A.; Fernandez-Corbelle, J. // Obesity Surgery;Dec2015, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p2263 

    Background: Many obese patients fail conventional medical management and decline bariatric surgery. Less invasive weight loss options such as intragastric balloons may provide an opportunity to reach this large number of untreated patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and...

  • "I lost 25 kilos". Parry, Jessica // Dolly;Nov2005, Issue 421, p65 

    Presents a narrative of how the author was able to lose 25 kilos. Biggest challenge of being an overweight teenage; Dietician who helped the author to create a weight loss program; Information on how the author's losing of weight changed her look as well as her outlook.

  • Size Blind.  // Women's Health;Nov2008, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p34 

    The article discusses a research on weight loss, with reference to a study published in the "British Medical Journal." According to the study, fewer people identify themselves as overweight or obese, even though they are growing heavier. Sara Bleich, a physician at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...

  • The Treatment of Obesity: What's New, What's Recommended. Sarwer, David B.; Wadden, Thomas A. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;May99, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p483 

    The article deals with a study which reviewed weight loss recommendations and provide suggestions for assessing patients for weight loss treatment. The prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased, with approximately one third of American men and women considered obese. Obese...

  • Retention rates and weight loss in a commercial weight loss program. Finley, C. E.; Barlow, C. E.; Greenway, F. L.; Rock, C. L.; Rolls, B. J.; Blair, S. N. // International Journal of Obesity;Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p292 

    Objective:To evaluate and describe retention rates and weight loss in clients participating in a commercial weight loss program.Subjects:A total of 60 164 men and women ages 18–79 years who enrolled in the Jenny Craig Platinum program between May 2001 and May 2002.Methods:Retention rates,...

  • Mind over Matter. Burlay, Anthony J. // Personal Excellence Essentials;Sep2005, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p10 

    The article presents tips for weight loss. The obesity problem is well known. Overweight and obesity numbers are so high that one can now categorize the problem as a pandemic. So, if one wants to lose weight, one needs to know how and what one's body was designed to eat. Also, one must keep...

  • Addressing obesity. Coutts, Alison // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p3 

    The article reports on the issue on obesity in Great Britain. It states that one quarter of the adults in Great Britain are obese and by 2050 it is predicted that over half of the adults in the country will be obese. It notes the consequences of obesity to people's health as well as its...

  • A sure bet.  // Good Health (Australia Edition);Jul2009, p151 

    The article focuses on a study which showed that monetary motivation results in big pay-offs in weight loss efforts. The study by U.S. researchers involved 57 people aged 30 to 70 who were obese and had a body mass index of 30 to 40. Findings revealed that the control group lost almost 2...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics