MyModernHealth FAQs Series
Pub Date: August 2015
Specs: 6 x 9 Paperback with CD
In the United States alone, 17% (or 12.5 million) young people ages 2–19 are considered either obese. Rates around the world are also at alarming levels. Using a question and answer format, practical examples, and numerous illustrations, this book explains childhood obesity concepts and related issues. It first offers easy-to-understand definitions of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for childhood obesity and then suggests diets, and other means for maintaining a healthy weight. The book includes numerous in-text Web links to the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and others with important information and health tips. The companion CD includes videos, resources, and illustrations to help you to understand all of the material from the book.
- Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of childhood obesity
- Includes numerous in-text Web links to WebMD, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USDA, the CDC, pharmaceutical companies, YouTube, and other sites with animations, diets, practical case studies, and tools related to obesity and nutrition
- Includes a companion CD with videos, animations, color figures from the book, and Web links to references in the text
About the Author
Rita Buckley is an award-winning, medical and healthcare writer of numerous articles for peer-reviewed journals, professional societies, and pharmaceutical companies.