The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity

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The increasing global prevalence of obesity and nutrition-based non-communicable disease has many causes, including food availability; social norms as evidenced in local foodways; genetic predisposition; economic circumstance; cultural variation in norms surrounding body composition; and policies affecting production, distribution, and consumption of food locally and globally. The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity advances understanding of the many cultural factors underlying increased ...

The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity 2015, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781498512633

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