The Resource Obesity : opposing viewpoints, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor

Obesity : opposing viewpoints, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor

Label
Obesity : opposing viewpoints
Title
Obesity
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the causes and seriousness of the obesity epidemic, considers where responsibility for obesity lies, and discusses ways to reduce it
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.3/98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.O289 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nakaya, Andrea C.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
Label
Obesity : opposing viewpoints, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Is obesity a serious problem? Increasing obesity rates are causing a growing number of health problems worldwide / World Health Organization -- Increasing obesity rates are not causing a growing number of health problems worldwide / Paul Campos -- The United States is experiencing an obesity epidemic / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- The United States is not experiencing an obesity epidemic / Dan Mindus -- Obesity in children is a serious problem / Mary Eberstadt -- Obesity is a serious problem in poor and minority communities / Silja J.A. Talvi -- 2. What causes obesity? Overeating and lack of exercise cause obesity / Amanda Spake and Mary Brophy Marcus -- There is no evidence that overeating and lack of exercise cause obesity / Sandy Szwarc -- Obesity is a disease / American Obesity Association -- Obesity is not a disease / George Hawley -- Large portion sizes play a role in rising obesity rates / Barbara J. Rolls -- Obesity is a result of human evolution / Michael D. Lemonick -- 3. What is the most effective way to reduce obesity? Gastric bypass surgery is an effective way to lose weight / Nancy Naomi -- The obese should not undergo gastric bypass surgery / Religion & Society Report -- Weight-loss drugs should be developed to help reduce obesity / Lester M. Crawford -- Weight-loss drugs are not the best way to reduce obesity / Robert C. Atkins -- Lawsuits against fast food restaurants are an effective way to combat obesity / John H. Banzhaf III -- Lawsuits against fast food restaurants are not an effective way to combat obesity / Todd G. Buchholz -- 4. Who should take responsibility for obesity? Society should take some responsibility for obesity / Morgan Downey -- Obesity is not society's responsibility / David Boaz -- The government should take action to help reduce obesity / Ellen Ruppel Shell -- The government should not take action to reduce obesity / Robert E. Wright -- Much of the responsibility for obesity lies with corporations / Yves Engler -- The responsibility of obesity lies with the individual / Gerard J. Musante -- Schools should play a role in fighting childhood obesity / Phyllis Schlafly -- Parent should play a role in fighting childhood obesity / Michelle Murphy Zive
Extent
1 online resource (203 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036792294
Label
Obesity : opposing viewpoints, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Is obesity a serious problem? Increasing obesity rates are causing a growing number of health problems worldwide / World Health Organization -- Increasing obesity rates are not causing a growing number of health problems worldwide / Paul Campos -- The United States is experiencing an obesity epidemic / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- The United States is not experiencing an obesity epidemic / Dan Mindus -- Obesity in children is a serious problem / Mary Eberstadt -- Obesity is a serious problem in poor and minority communities / Silja J.A. Talvi -- 2. What causes obesity? Overeating and lack of exercise cause obesity / Amanda Spake and Mary Brophy Marcus -- There is no evidence that overeating and lack of exercise cause obesity / Sandy Szwarc -- Obesity is a disease / American Obesity Association -- Obesity is not a disease / George Hawley -- Large portion sizes play a role in rising obesity rates / Barbara J. Rolls -- Obesity is a result of human evolution / Michael D. Lemonick -- 3. What is the most effective way to reduce obesity? Gastric bypass surgery is an effective way to lose weight / Nancy Naomi -- The obese should not undergo gastric bypass surgery / Religion & Society Report -- Weight-loss drugs should be developed to help reduce obesity / Lester M. Crawford -- Weight-loss drugs are not the best way to reduce obesity / Robert C. Atkins -- Lawsuits against fast food restaurants are an effective way to combat obesity / John H. Banzhaf III -- Lawsuits against fast food restaurants are not an effective way to combat obesity / Todd G. Buchholz -- 4. Who should take responsibility for obesity? Society should take some responsibility for obesity / Morgan Downey -- Obesity is not society's responsibility / David Boaz -- The government should take action to help reduce obesity / Ellen Ruppel Shell -- The government should not take action to reduce obesity / Robert E. Wright -- Much of the responsibility for obesity lies with corporations / Yves Engler -- The responsibility of obesity lies with the individual / Gerard J. Musante -- Schools should play a role in fighting childhood obesity / Phyllis Schlafly -- Parent should play a role in fighting childhood obesity / Michelle Murphy Zive
Extent
1 online resource (203 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036792294

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