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Author Gay, Kathlyn.

Title Am I fat? : the obesity issue for teens / Kathlyn Gay.

Imprint Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 618.9239 GAY    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 618.92398 GAY    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Young Adult, Non-Fiction    YA 618.92398 GAY    Available
Description 112 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Issues in focus today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-109) and index.
Contents What is obesity? -- Causes of obesity -- Health risks and costs -- What about weight-loss diets? -- More diet dangers -- Weight-loss surgery -- Who is helping? -- Healthy lifestyles -- Chapter notes -- Glossary -- For more information -- Further reading -- Internet addresses -- Index.
Summary Examines the causes of the obesity epidemic. Also discusses possible solutions, including diets, exercise and surgery, and examines the benefits and dangers of each method.
Subject Obesity in adolescence -- Juvenile literature.
Eating disorders in adolescence -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- Juvenile literature.
Eating disorders.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene.
ISBN 0766025276 : $31.93

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