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Human obesity

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity -- Congresses,
  • Obesity -- congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard J. Wurtman and Judith J. Wurtman.
    SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences,, v. 499
    ContributionsWurtman, Richard J., 1936-, Wurtman, Judith J., New York Academy of Sciences., Conference on Human Obesity (1986 : New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 499, RC628 .N5 vol. 499
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2385295M
    ISBN 100897663934, 0897663942
    LC Control Number87014201

      Obesity is perhaps the most complex, challenging, and, ultimately, one of the most important medical conditions in both human and veterinary medicine. Obesity affects nearly everyone – human and animal – in some harmful manner, steals billions in medical bills, and robs quality of life and life expectancy for hundreds of millions. Obesity develops as a result of dietary and lifestyle factors, but studies also suggest a genetic influence on obesity. Obesity is highly influenced by genetics; available data suggest that 40% to 77% of the observed variance in human body weight can be Author: Maria Puiu, Adela Chirita Emandi, Smaranda Arghirescu.

    Until the advent of the Human Microbiome Project, which launched in , very little was known about these stowaways. There was evolving understanding that many of them are essential to human life, that they help to synthesize certain nutrients, form a defense network against harmful microbes, and play an important role in digesting food. nant human leptin for a year, led to a complete reversal of obesity, with sustained fat-mass loss. Moreover, partial leptin deficiency in 13 Pakistani subjects, due to a heterozygous.

    Obesity consists a major nutritional health problem in developed and developing countries, which has reached epidemic proportions. Obesity is defined as the condition of excessive fat accumulation to such an extent that affects the individual’s health. Objective: The purpose of the present review was to explore the obesity-related diseases and. The dramatic increase in obesity within one or two generations cannot possibly be due to a change in genetics. It is the processing, distribution, and availability of foods that have changed, not the brain. For most people, in the presence of pleasant tasting (high calorie) foods, the brain’s reward circuitry overwhelms the satiety signals. For 2 million years, overeating (on the Author: Bruce M. King.


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