Obesity: Balanced diets and treatment
Obesity: Balanced diets and treatment

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Obesity: Balanced diets and treatment


This course was first published in 2005. Some minor updates were made in January 2020.

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Figure 1 Open Government Licence. Public Health England in association with the Welsh Government, Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland. Reproduced under the terms of the OGL, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence © Crown Copyright

Figure 2 Alberts, B., Bray, D., Lewis, J., Raff, M. Roberts, K. and Watson, J.D. (1994) Molecular Biology of the Cell, Garland Publishing Inc.;

Figure 4 Mauro Jermariello/Science Photo Library;

Figure 5 Bender, D.A. (1993) An Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism, Taylor and Francis;

Figure 6 Prentice, A.M. and Jebb, S.A. (2003) Fast foods, energy density and obesity, Obesity Reviews, 4, Copyright © The International Association for the Study of Obesity;

Figure 7 Ozanne, S.E. and Hales, C.N. (2002) Early programming of glucose-insulin metabolism, Elsevier Science Ltd.;

Figure 9 Wang, G-J et al. (2001) Brain dopamine and obesity, The lancet, 357, Elsevier Science Ltd.;

Figurae 10 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, USA;

Figure 12 Courtesy of Caroline Pond, The Open University.

British Nutrition Foundation, concept for the balance of Good Health Model, copyright Food Standards Agency

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