Current status and response to the global obesity pandemic proceedings of a workshop

"The increasing prevalence and burden of obesity transcends borders, straining populations worldwide. Data shows that 50 million girls, 74 million boys, 390 million women, and 281 million men were estimated to have obesity in 2016 (NCD-RisC, 2017). The National Academies of Sciences, Engineerin...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Callahan, Emily A.
Corporate Authors: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Roundtable on Obesity Solutions, Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic (Workshop) (2018, Washington, D.C.)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC the National Academies Press 2019, [2019]©2019
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-70)
  • Introduction
  • Global trends in obesity
  • Global obesity prevention and treatment efforts
  • Managing the global epidemic : challenges and cross-cultural insights
  • Reflections on the global approach and lessons for next steps
  • References
  • Appendixes