Underestimation of weight and its associated factors among overweight and obese adults in Pakistan: a cross sectional study
- Weight, Weight Loss, and Health: A Closer Look at the Evidence. Gaesser, Glenn A. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p8
Examines the reasons of individuals in the U.S. for losing weight. Belief on obesity and weight loss; Clarification on the notion on the direct relationship between weight and health; Discussion on the health risks of obesity.
- Effects of chronic SR 141716 treatment on food intake and body weight. Vickers, S. P.; Webster, L. J.; Wyatt, A.; Dourish, C. T.; Kennett, G. A. // Psychopharmacology;2003, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p103
Assesses the effect of chronic administration of SR 141716 on body weight and ingestive behavior of lean and obese Zucker rats. Impact of the selective CB[sub 1] receptor antagonist SR 141716; Dosage given to the obese rats; Rate of weight reduction on the rats.
- Is body composition important in young people’s weight management decision-making? Page, A; Fox, K R // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Aug1998, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p786
AIM: Young people are often seen as an important target for prevention of overweight, but we know little about the factors which are important for their weight management decisions. This study aimed to evaluate the extent to which elements of body composition and dimensions were implicated in...
- Obesity Treatments and Controversies. Kazaks, Alexandra; Stern, Judith S.; Sterns, Judith S. // Diabetes Spectrum;Fall2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p231
Highlights some of the components that are necessary for successful weight loss. Overview of various diets; Ways in preventing weight gain or regain; Conflicts in the care of overweight patients.
- Part 2: Rationale for a Wellness Approach to Obesity. Ernsberger, Paul; Koletsky, Richard J. // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p20
Part II. Focuses on the relationship between body weight and mortality. Correlation between smoking, body weight and mortality; Association of age with risks of obesity; Health benefits from obesity; Effectiveness of weight loss programs.
- The Ethics of Promoting Weight Loss. Hawks, Steven R.; Gast, Julie A. // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p25
Discusses ethical issues that need to be addressed in weight loss education. Contribution of social environment to the prevalence of obesity; Risk factors of obesity; Discrimination against obese individuals.
- LETTERS-TO-THE-EDITOR. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);11/21/2003, Issue 208, p2
The author opines that obesity is not a disease in any usual sense of that term. He believes that like IQs, metabolisms vary, and it is much more difficult for some people, because of their metabolism, to maintain normal weight than it is for others. He says that people with a metabolic tendency...
- How to lost weight! Carey, Dorothy // Nutridate;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p7
Focuses on the soup diet for losing weight. Prevalence of obesity in Australia; Advantages of the soup diet over other diet approaches; Efficacy of the diet program.
- "Waist Management" - A Medical Perspective. Skversky, Robert // Orange County Business Journal;1/17/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, pA-23
Presents information about the effective treatment for weight loss and long term weight control. Factors contributing to the increasing incidence of obesity related diseases; Etiology of obesity; Outcome of the medical treatment of obesity.