by Sevil Ari Yuca
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 236
Obesity is an illness that occurs due to a combination of genetic, environmental, psychosocial, metabolic and hormonal factors. This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in childhood obesity. The prevalence of obesity has shown a great rise both in adults and children in the last 30 years.
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