Weight Management: A Practitioner's Guide

An increasingly wide range of patients of different age, ethnicity and social background often combined with other clinical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis now find themselves battling against obesity and many health professionals become frustrated, feeling ill–equipped to handle each unique case with the one–size–fits–all approach offered by the "eat less, exercise more" mantra. Weight Management: A Practitioner′s Guide explains how effective evidence–based programmes structured in a manner addressing the key components of diet and physical activity integrated with a behavioural approach could offer the solution to the obesity epidemic.

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