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The Nutrition Society Medical Lecture. Obesity: from molecules to man.

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Obesity is now a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries. In the UK over 16% men and 17.5% women are obese, an increase of more than 100% since 1980. However, interventions to prevent and treat obesity are hampered by an inadequate understanding of the aetiology of this condition. The present paper considers the current state of knowledge regarding the causes of obesity, including some of the genetic, metabolic, behavioural and environmental factors which influe...

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Proc Nutr Soc More from this journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-14
Publication date:
1999-02-01
ISSN:
0029-6651
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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