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Title Can diets be harmful? [electronic resource] / Christine Watkins, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Gale Opposing Viewpoints Ebooks  Electronic Resource    ---  Available
Series At issue
At issue. Health.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-97) and index.
Contents Dieting can cause health problems / Gretchen Voss -- Calorie restriction improves and extends life / Paul McGlothin and Meredith Averill -- Claims that calorie restricted diets extend life are exaggerated / Tom Venuto -- Vegetarian diets help prevent disease / Winston J. Craig and Ann Reed Mangels -- Vegetarian diets can be problematic / Victoria Anisman-Reiner -- Vegetarian diets do not adversely affect athletes / Jonah Keri -- Fad diets promote unhealthy eating habits / Roberta Larson Duyff -- Fat acceptance promotes well-being / Elizabeth Sutherland -- Fasting and juice cleansing can heal the body / Elson M. Haas -- Broad eating patterns are healthier than restrictive diets / Katherine Hobson -- The emphasis on dieting harms girls / Jeffrey Zaslow -- Mothers' obsession with dieting harms sons as well as daughters / Renee Martinez.
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Summary "Can Diets Be Harmful?: Dieting Can Cause Health Problems; Calorie Restriction Improves and Extends Life; Claims that Calorie Restricted Diets Extend Life Are Exaggerated; Vegetarian Diets Help Prevent Disease; Vegetarian Diets Can Be Problematic; Vegetarian Diets Do Not Adversely Affect Athletes; Fad Diets Promote Unhealthy Eating Habits; Fat Acceptance Promotes Well-Being; Fasting and Juice Cleansing Can Heal the Body; Fasting and Cleansing Diets Can Be Physically Dangerous; Broad Eating Patterns Are Healthier than Restrictive Diets; The Emphasis on Dieting Harms Girls; Mothers' Obsession with Dieting Harms Sons as well as Daughters"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Reducing diets -- Health aspects.
Diet in disease.
Reducing diets -- Heath aspects.
Diet in disease.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diet & Nutrition
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Watkins, Christine, 1951-
ISBN 9780737755565 (hardback)
0737755563 (hardback)
9780737755572 (paperback)
0737755571 (paperback)

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