3. Treatment Options: The Evidence for What Works

  1. Dympna Pearson RD and
  2. Clare Grace RD, PhD
  1. Dympna Pearson RD and
  2. Clare Grace RD, PhD

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702758.ch3

Weight Management

Weight Management

How to Cite

Pearson, D. and Grace, C. (2012) Treatment Options: The Evidence for What Works, in Weight Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702758.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 2 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185592

Online ISBN: 9781118702758

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Keywords:

  • Glycaemic index (GI);
  • Glycaemic load (GL);
  • Low-carbohydrate diets;
  • Low-fat diets;
  • Low-glycaemic-index diets;
  • Meal replacements;
  • Orlistat;
  • Very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Combined Approaches

  • Dietary Treatments

  • Physical-Activity Treatments

  • Behaviour Modification

  • Drug Treatment

  • Surgical Treatment

  • Conclusion

  • References