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Geographies of obesity

Geographies of obesity

environmental understandings of the obesity epidemic

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity -- Epidemiology,
  • Obesity -- Prevention,
  • Obesity -- epidemiology,
  • Obesity -- prevention & control,
  • Environment,
  • Risk Factors,
  • World Health

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited] by Jamie Pearce and Karen Witten.
    ContributionsPearce, Jamie., Witten, Karen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC628 .G476 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23668070M
    ISBN 109780754676195
    LC Control Number2009031068

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      Consuming Geographies of Food book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The consumption and distribution of food, as well as its pro Pages: Obesity is such a disease when the percent of body fat has negative effects on a person’s health. The topic is very serious as obesity poisons the lives of many teens, adults and even children around the whole world. Can you imagine that according to WHO (World Health Organization) there were million obese adults and 13% of all year.

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