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Men and the War on Obesity

A Sociological Study

by Lee Monaghan

  • 42 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • Men"s studies,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Diets - General,
  • Health & Fitness / Diets,
  • Men"s Health,
  • Nutrition,
  • Obesity,
  • Overweight men,
  • Social aspects,
  • Weight loss

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205168M
    ISBN 100415407125
    ISBN 109780415407120

    Books shelved as obesity: Butter by Erin Jade Lange, She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb, Heft by Liz Moore, Big Brother by Lionel Shriver, and The Middleste. There's an alternative to the war. The new peace movement is called “Health at Every Size,” and it acknowledges that health habits are more important than the scale. [12] Participation is simple. Quit hassling patients about their weight. Stop prescribing weight by: 8.

    Obesity, excessive accumulation of body fat, usually caused by the consumption of more calories than the body can use. The excess calories are then stored as fat, or adipose tissue. Overweight, if moderate, is not necessarily obesity, particularly in muscular or large-boned individuals. The book pays specific attention to the problem among obese young people, who more and more are being diagnosed with chronic illnesses that used to only be seen in adults. It also reports on promising efforts to battle obesity, from medical treatments to community awareness programs.

      Obesity is now recognized as a chronic or non-communicable disease. Recent research has clarified the physiology of weight regulation, the pathophysiology that leads to unwanted weight gain and maintenance of the obese state even when reasonable attempts in lifestyle improvement are made, and the adverse health consequences of generalized and central by: 1. A War on Obesity, Not the Obese Jeffrey M. Friedman In their efforts to lose weight, obese individuals may be fighting a powerful set of evolutionary forces honed in an environment drastically different from that of today. Food consumes our interest. To the hungry, it is the focal point of every thought and action.


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Men and the War on Obesity is an original, timely and controversial study. Using observations from a mixed-sex slimming club, interviews with men whom medicine might label overweight or obese and other sources, this study urges a rethink of weight or fat as a public health issue and sometimes private by:   Men and the War on Obesity is an original, timely and controversial study.

Using observations from a mixed-sex slimming club, interviews with men whom medicine might label overweight or obese and other sources, this study urges a rethink of weight or fat as a public health issue and sometimes private by: Men and the War on Obesity is an original, timely and controversial study.

Using observations from a mixed-sex slimming club, interviews with men whom medicine might label overweight or obese and other sources, this study urges a rethink of weight or fat as a public health issue and sometimes private trouble.

Men and the War on Obesity: A Sociological Study - Kindle edition by Lee F. Monaghan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Men and the War on Obesity: A Sociological by: Smoking guns, wartime injury and survival: Men and dieting Dieting is common in manly sports like boxing, where competitors reduce their calorie intake in order to reach their fighting Author: Lee F.

Monaghan. Men and the War on Obesity is an original, timely and controversial study. Using observations from a mixed-sex slimming club, interviews with men whom medicine might label overweight or obese and other sources, this study urges a rethink of weight or fat as a public health issue and sometimes private trouble/5(2).

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[Lee F Monaghan] -- According to official statistics, nearly two thirds of men in Britain are overweight or obese.

This text takes on the obesity debate, bringing male bodies into the frame and questioning the claim. Men and the War on Obesity is an original, timely and controversial study. Using observations from a mixed-sex slimming club, interviews with men whom medicine might label overweight or obese and other sources, this study urges a rethink of weight or fat as a public health issue and sometimes private trouble.5/5(1).

Men and the War on Obesity Monaghan () Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications J. Evans, Rich, Davies, and Allwood () Biopolitics and the “Obesity Epidemic. According to official statistics, the majority of men in nations such as England and the USA are overweight or obese.

Public health officials, researchers, governments and various agencies are alarmed and have issued dire warnings about a global ‘obesity epidemic’/5(2). His most recent books include Men and the War on Obesity (), Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives (, edited with E.

Rich and L. Aphramor), and Key Concepts in Medical Sociology (, with J. Gabe). Rachel Colls is Senior Lecturer at Durham University, UK.

Her interests lie in Feminist poststructuralist theory and Geographies of the. Purchase Obesity - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  The “War” Against Obesity. By Radley Balko. The author Paul Campos points to similar data in his new book, The Obesity Myth. Indeed, the heritability of obesity is equivalent to that of height and exceeds that of many disorders for which a genetic basis is generally accepted.

It is worth noting that height has also increased significantly in Western countries in the 20th century; for example, the average U.S. Civil War soldier was 5'4” by: The first edition of this book and its companion volume, Handbook of Obesity: Etiology and Pathophysiology, Second Edition, was published as Handbook of Obesity, edited by George A.

Bray, Claude Bouchard, and W. James (Marcel Dekker, Inc., ). In the past decade, obesity has emerged as a major public health concern in the United States and abroad. At the federal, state, and local level, policy makers have begun drafting a range of policies to fight a war against fat, including body-mass index (BMI) report cards, “snack taxes,” and laws to control how fast food companies market to children.

Obesity is a major public health concern because it predisposes the individual to many disorders, such as noninsulin-dependent diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and coronary artery disease, and has been associated with an increased incidence of certain cancers, notably cancers of the colon, rectum, prostate, breast, uterus, and cervix.

The war on obesity is not just about how many people are overweight or obese. It’s also about the biology, physiology, and complications related to obesity. Certain genes are involved. Obesity is not just a result of a person’s lack of willpower. The problem of weighing more than one should has many factors.

The war analogy extends the war metaphor, which is an often used mobilizing claim for an increasing range of issues: against diseases and epidemics, drugs, poverty, crime, obesity, corruption and Author: Jeffrey M.

Friedman. The prevalence of obesity among American men has doubled in only 25 years, and it’s killing us. A survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 71% of men.Generally, although men may have higher rates of overweight, women have higher rates of obesity.

For both, obesity poses a major risk for serious diet-related noncommunicable diseases, including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke, and certain forms of .Williamsburg, Va.

-- Experts agree: obesity has become a near-epidemic problem in our nation. So at a groundbreaking summit on obesity earlier this month, leaders from academia, health care.