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Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide

  • Book
  • 400 Pages
  • October 2021
  • Grey House Publishing Inc
  • ID: 5460408

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.


Table of Contents


Publisher's NoteIntroduction
Section One: Studies & Statistics About Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans: 2020-2025, US Department of Agriculture and US Department of Health and Human Services
  • DASH Eating Plan, The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Mediterranean Diet, VA Health Care
  • Families Finding the Balance: A Parent Handbook, National Institutes of Health
  • Food Allergies: What You Need to Know, US Food & Drug Administration
  • On Your Way to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Eating Disorders: About More Than Food, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You, Surgeon General
  • Obesity Trends Among US Adults Between 1985 and 2010, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Prevalence of Self-Reported Obesity Among US Adults by State and Territory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Section Two: Conditions Directly Related to Nutrition
Allergies & Nutrition
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Diabetes (Type 2)
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Eating Disorders
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Gastrointestinal
Disorders
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Heart Disease & Nutrition
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Web Sites
Hypertension
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Kidney Disease & Liver Disease
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Obesity
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Osteoarthritis & Nutrition
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Skin Disorders & Conditions
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Digital Resources
  • Web Sites
Ulcerative Colitis
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Web Sites
Section Three: Conditions Indirectly Related to Nutrition
Cancer
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Chronic Pain
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Mental Illness
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Substance Abuse
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Sleep Disorders
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Stroke
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
Thyroid Disease
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Web Sites
General Resources
  • Agencies & Associations
  • Libraries & Resource Centers
  • Foundations & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Journals
  • Web Sites
Section Four: Appendix & Indexes
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Entry Index
  • Geographic Index

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