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Weight Loss

Epidemiological studies show that weight loss has many health benefits, so different strategies have been explored to lose weight, with health and esthetic reasons being the base of those strategies. Weight loss may be the result of pathologies, so both intentional and unintentional weight loss are different situations, each being a relevant focus of study. Along with that distinction, gender and ethnic topics are also relevant aspects, and different chapters of this book are related to male vs. female topics as well as to cultural differences related to weight loss. Childhood obesity from a parenting style perspective is also developed in this book. Finally, it must be noted that activity is essential to improve body composition and also to keep an ideal weight.

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Weight LossEdited by Ignacio Jáuregui Lobera

Published: October 31st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71828

ISBN: 978-1-78923-691-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-690-3

Copyright year: 2018

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402 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Unintentional Weight Loss

By Naim Abu Freha

54

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2. Self-Control in Weight Loss Process

By Magdalena Marszał-Wiśniewska and Ewa Jarczewska-Gerc

60

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3. The Eating Attitudes and Mental Health in Japanese Female University Students

By Daiki Kato, Mio Yoshie and Mari Ishihara

33

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4. Impact of Body Image Perception on Weight Status: A Refuelling of Non-communicable Disease in Urban South African Zulu Women: Not Just Calipers, Tapes and Scales

By Rynal Devanathan and Viveka Devanathan

32

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5. Male Obesity and Reproductive Health

By Mir Jaffar, Syed Naseer Ahmad and Mohammed Ashraf Cheruveetil

47

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6. Men’s Body Image: The Effects of an Unhealthy Body Image on Psychological, Behavioral, and Cognitive Health

By Amanda Baker and Céline Blanchard

79

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7. Physical Fitness and Body Shape (Physical Shape)

By Flor de Maria Cruz Estrada, Miguel Ángel Nieto Castillo, Jorge Alberto Sánchez Vega, Patricia Tlatempa Sotelo and Aldo Hernández Murúa

50

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8. Parenting Influences on Child Obesity-Related Behaviors: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective

By Roberta Di Pasquale and Andrea Rivolta

47

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