Chapter 31. Obesity

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Laura Stewart

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch31

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Stewart, L. (2007) Obesity, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • childhood obesity;
  • aetiology;
  • dietary treatment;
  • adolescents;
  • fast foods

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aetiology

  • Definition

  • Consequences

  • Assessment

  • Management

  • Prevention

  • Prader-Willi syndrome

  • References

  • Useful resources and addresses