TITLE

THE BOTTOM LINE ABOUT FAT

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Norman M.
PUB. DATE
April 1983
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;Apr1983, Vol. 255 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the problem of obesity in the U.S. Magnitude of the problem of obesity in the country as of April 1983; Types of obesity; Treatment; Guidelines for successful weight loss.
ACCESSION #
17947756

 

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