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George A. Bray, Donna H. Ryan
11. Dietary Approaches to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
Angela P. Makris, Gary D. Foster
12. Exercise as an Approach to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
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An exuberantly, hilariously irreverent guide to life from the hosts of Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer and Whatever, Martha!
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Table of contents
Part I.The Problem
1. Definitions and Prevalence
2. How Do We Get Fat?
3. Costs, Pathology, and Health Risks of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
4. Natural History of Obesity
Part II.The Solutions
5. Evaluation, Prevention, and Introduction to Treatment
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