Public Health Mini-Guides: Obesity

Public Health Mini-Guides: Obesity

Edited by Nick Townsend and Angela Scriven, BA(Hons), MEd, CertEd, FRSPH, MIUHPE, Reader in Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK

1. Defining the obesity problem

2. Obesity prevalence and trends

3. The health consequences of obesity

4. Causes of obesity

5. Individual interventions to treat obesity

6. Population approaches to preventing obesity