TITLE

Intervening in the obesity epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
Aronne, Louis J.; Blackburn, George L.; Vash, Peter D.
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Aug2001, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the dietary intervention needed for obese persons. Increase in the prevalence of obesity since 1991; Factors that contribute to excess weight; Categories of patients who are recommended to lose weight; Treatment selections based on body mass index; Recommended proportions of nutrient intake.
ACCESSION #
5507454

 

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