Living with Obesity

Living with Obesity

by L. E. Carmichael

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Living with Obesity features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with obesity during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about obesity, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624018459
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Living with Health Challenges Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB
Age Range: 11 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Expert Advice 6

Chapter 1 The Skinny on Fit: Defining Obesity 8

Chapter 2 Ganging Up: Nature, Nurture, and You 16

Chapter 3 Obesity is Bad for Your Health 26

Chapter 4 The Ugly Truth About Weight Stigma 36

Chapter 5 An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure 46

Chapter 6 Healthy Eating for a Healthier You 56

Chapter 7 Making Time to Move 70

Chapter 8 Beyond Diet and Exercise 78

Chapter 9 Coping and Support 88

Just the Facts 98

Where to Turn 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112'

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