Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Weight Management

Edited by Hubertus Himmerich

King’s College London

Weight management is a multi- and cross-disciplinary challenge. This book covers many etiological and diagnostic aspects of weight-related disorders and their treatment. This book explains how body weight influences and is influenced by the brain, hormones and immune system, diet, physical activity, posture and gait, and the social environment. This book also elucidates the health consequences of significantly low or pathologically increased body weight. Furthermore, ideas on how to influence and manage body weight including anti-obesity medical devices, diet counselling, artificial sweeteners, prebiotics and probiotics, proanthocyanidins, bariatric surgery, microbiota transplantation, warming, physical exercise, music and psychological therapy are discussed.

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Weight ManagementEdited by Hubertus Himmerich

Published: September 9th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80199

ISBN: 978-1-83962-543-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-542-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-544-2

Copyright year: 2020

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2333 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Risk and Maintenance Factors for Eating Disorders: An Exploration of Multivariate Models on Clinical and Non-Clinical Populations

By Stefania Cella, Mara Iannaccone, Annarosa Cipriano and Paolo Cotrufo

141

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2. Weight Management: Inflammation

By Upasana

90

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3. Orexin and Psychoneurobiology: A Hidden Treasure

By Hayder M. Alkuraishy, Ali I. Al-Gareeb and Naseer A. Al-Harchan

85

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4. Anorexia Nervosa

By Fatima Elif Ergüney Okumuş

72

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5. Diagnostic Methods in Childhood Obesity

By Leonardo de Souza Piber, Patrícia Colombo-Souza and Jane de Eston Armond

47

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6. Obesity: A Risk Factor for Infection after Surgery

By José Alonso Suclla-Velásquez and Connie Smedts

125

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7. Calcium Dyshomeostasis in Neuropathy Diabetes

By Shahdevi Kurniawan

767

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8. Hyponatremia and Psychiatric Diseases

By Ermal Bojdani, Flavia De Souza, Aishwarya Rajagopalan, Anderson Chen, Alesia A. Cloutier, Troy R. Nold and Dil Tahera

179

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9. Effect of Foot Morphology and Anthropometry on Bipedal Postural Balance

By Charmode Sundip Hemant

56

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10. Discretion or Disorder? The Impact of Weight Management Issues on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disordered Eating and Clinical Eating Disorders

By Abigail H. Natenshon

62

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11. Warming in Anorexia Nervosa: A Review

By Emilio Gutiérrez and Olaia Carrera

109

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12. A Software-Assisted Qualitative Study on the Use of Music in People with Anorexia Nervosa

By Briana Applewhite, Aishwarya Krishna Priya, Valentina Cardi and Hubertus Himmerich

72

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13. Evidence-Based and Novel Psychological Therapies for People with Anorexia Nervosa

By Anna Carr, Kate Tchanturia, Emmanuelle Dufour, Mary Cowan and Hubertus Himmerich

106

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14. Anti-Obesity Medical Devices

By Hassan M. Heshmati

81

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15. Gut Microbiome in Obesity Management

By Hassan M. Heshmati

85

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16. Beneficial Effects of Proanthocyanidins on Intestinal Permeability and Its Relationship with Inflammation

By Carlos González-Quilen, Esther Rodríguez-Gallego, Raúl Beltrán-Debón, Montserrat Pinent, Anna Ardévol, Maria Teresa Blay and Ximena Terra

125

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17. Artificial Sweeteners

By Kanagamani Krishnasamy

61

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18. Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance

By Martin Fischer, Nadine Oberänder and Arved Weimann

72

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