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Title Obesity prevention : the role of brain and society on individual behavior / editorial team, Laurette Dube ... [et al.].

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.196398 Ob2p 2010    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxix, 801 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the brain-to-society model of motivated choice and the whole-of-society approach to obesity prevention / Laurette Dube, on behalf of the editorial team -- The pleasures and pains of brain regulatory systems for eating / Jaak Panksepp -- The neurobiology of appetite: hunger as addiction / Alain Dagher -- Opioids: culprits for overconsumption of palatable foods? / Pawel K. Olszewski ... [et al.] -- Taste, olfactory and food-texture processing in the brain and the control of appetite / Edmund T. Rolls -- Cortical and limbic activation in response to low- and high-calorie food / William D.S. Killgore -- Reward-related neuroadaptations induced by food restriction: pathogenic potential of a survival mechanism / Kenneth D. Carr -- The neuroeconomics of food selection and purchase / Brian G. Essex and David H. Zald -- Resisting temptation: impulse control and trade-offs between immediate rewards and long-term consequences / Lin Xiao, Laurette Dube and Antoine Bechara -- Hunger, satiety, and food preferences: effects of the brain and the body on the self-control of eating / Alexandra W. Logue -- Associative learning and the control of food intake / Louise Thibault -- Restrained eating in a world of plenty / Janet Polivy and C. Peter Herman -- The genetic determinants of ingestive behavior: sensory, energy homeostasis and food reward aspects of ingestive behavior / Karen M. Eny and Ahmed El-Sohemy -- Development of human learned flavor likes and dislikes / Martin R. Yeomans -- Biopsychological factors and body-weight stability / Jean-Philippe Chaput and Angelo Tremblay -- Nutrition, epigenomics and the development of obesity: how the genome learns from experience / John C. Mathers -- The role of early life experiences in flavor perception and delight / Julie A. Mennella and Gary K. Beauchamp -- Implications of the glycemic index in obesity / Julia M. W. Wong ... [et al.] -- Characterizing the homeostatic and hedonic markers of the susceptible phenotype / John Blundell ... [et al.] -- The carnivore connection: cross-population differences in the prevalence of genes producing insulin resistance / Stephen Colagiuri, Scott Dickinson and Jennie Brand-Miller -- Neuroanatomical correlates of hunger and satiaty in lean and obese individuals / Angelo Del Parigi -- Neuroendocrine stress response and its impact on eating behavior and body weight / Beth M. Tannenbaum, Hymie Anisman and Alfonso Abizaid -- Eating behavior and its determinants: from gene to environment / John M. de Castro -- The molecular regulation of body weight: the role of leptin, ghrelin and hypocretin / John J. Medina -- Energy balance regulation: complex interplay between the autonomic and cognitive/limbic brains to control food intake and thermogenesis / Denis Richard and Elena Timofeeva -- Stealth interventions for obesity prevention and control: motivating behavior change / Thomas N. Robinson -- From diets to healthy and pleasurable everyday eating / Lyne Mongeau -- Resisting temptations: how food-related control abilities can be strengthened through implementation intentions / Christine Stich, Philip J. Johnson and Barbel Knauper -- The dieter's dilemma: identifying when and how to control consumption / Ayelet Fishbach and Kristian Ove R. Myrseth -- Lifestyle change and maintenance in obesity treatment and prevention: a self-determination theory perspective / Heather Patrick, Amy A. Gorin and Geoffrey C. Williams -- Nutritional genomics in obesity prevention and treatment / Branden R. Deschambault, Marica Bakovic and David M. Mutch -- Physical activity for obese children and adults / Ross Andersen and Catherine Sabiston -- Economic growth as a path toward poverty reduction, better nutrition and sustainable population growth / T. N. Srinivasan -- The human agent, behavioral changes and policy implications / Transcribed remarks by Daniel Kahneman -- The four pillars of the industrial machine: can the wheels be steered in a healthier direction? / William Bernstein -- Libertarian paternalism: nudging individuals toward obesity prevention / Laurette Dube -- The current state of the obesity pandemic: how we got here and where we are going / Philip James -- The underweight/overweight paradox in developing societies: causes and policy implications / Carlos A. Monteiro, Corinna Hawkes and Benjamin Caballero -- The drivers of body weight, shape and health: an Indian perspective of domestic and international influences / Manoja Kumar Das and Narendra K. Arora -- Diets and activity levels of Paleolithic versus modern humans: societal implications for the modern overweight pandemic / Peter J.H. Jones and Dylan Mackay -- Agriculture, food and health / Kraisid Tontisirin and Lalita Bhattacharjee -- Changing food systems in the developing world / Prabhu Pingali -- Green revolution 2.5: from crisis to a new convergence between agriculture, agri-food and health for healthy eating worldwide / Laurette Dube ... [et al.] -- How high-level consumer research can create low-caloric, pleasurable food concepts, products and packages / Howard R. Moskowitz and Michele Reisner -- Reductions in dietary energy density to moderate children's energy intake / Barbara J. Rolls and Kathleen E. Leahy -- Nurturing and preserving the sensory qualities of nature / Tanya L. Ditschun -- Aligning pleasures and profits: restaurants as healthier lifestyle enablers / Jordan Lebel -- A study of corporate social responsibility activities of 12 giant food companies (1980-2008) in promoting healthy food / Shanling Li, Dan Zhang and Wenqing Zhang -- The injunctive and descriptive norms governing eating / Robert J. Fisher -- Family meal patterns and eating in children and adolescents / Nicole Larson and Mary Story -- Social influences on eating in children and adults / Sarah-Jeanne Salvy and Patricia P. Pliner -- Church- and other community interventions to promote healthy lifestyles: tailoring to ethnicity and culture / Shiriki Kumanyika -- On gluttony: religious and philosophical responses to the obesity epidemic / William B. Irvine -- Social alliances: moving beyond corporate social responsibility to private-public partnerships / Xiaoye Chen, Karl J. Moore and Lise Renaud -- Social networks, social capital, and obesity: a literature review / Spencer Moore -- From society to behavior: neighborhood environment influences / Josh Van Loon -- Social determinants of health and obesity / Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell -- The role of the environment in socio-economic status and obesity / Gary W. Evans, Nancy M. Wells and Michelle A. Schamberg -- The economics of obesity: why are poor people fat? / Adam Drewnowski and Petra Eichelsdoerfer -- Challenges in making broad healthy lifestyle plans: revisiting the nature of health interventions / Catherine Le Gales -- Social interactions and obesity: an economist's perspective / Katherine G. Carman and Peter Kooreman -- A complex systems approach to understanding and combating the obesity epidemic / Ross A. Hammond -- A whole-of-society approach to obesity prevention: new frontiers in science, policy and action, and the emerging models of capitalism and society to make it possible / Laurette Dube, on behalf of the editorial team.
Summary Over the years, approaches to obesity prevention and treatment have gone from focusing on genetic and other biological factors to exploring a diversity of diets and individual behavior modification interventions anchored primarily in the power of the mind, to the recent shift focusing on societal interventions to design "temptation-proof" physical, social, and economic environments. In spite of repeated calls to action, including those of the World Health Organization (WHO), the pandemic continues to progress. WHO recently projected that if the current lifestyle trend in young and adult populations around the world persist, by 2012 in countries like the USA, health care costs may amount to as much as 17.7% of the GDP. Most importantly, in large part due to the problems of obesity, those children may be the first generation ever to have a shorter life expectancy than that of their parents. This work presents the most current research and proposals for addressing the pandemic. Past studies have focused primarly on either genetic or behavioral causes for obesity, however today's research indicates that a strongly integrated program is the best prospect for success in overcoming obesity. Furthermore, focus on the role of society in establishing an affordable, accessible and sustainable program for implementing these lifestyle changes is vital, particularly for those in economically challenged situations, who are ultimately at the highest risk for obesity. Using studies from both neuroscience and behavioral science to present a comprehensive overview of the challenges and possible solutions, The brain-to-society approach to obesity prevention focuses on what is needed in order to sustain a healthy, pleasurable and affordable lifestyle.
Subject Feeding Behavior.
Satiety Response.
Obesity -- Prevention.
Obesity -- Social aspects.
Obesity -- Psychological aspects.
Obesity -- Etiology.
Added Author Dube, Laurette.
ISBN 9780123743879 (hbk.)
0123743877 (hbk.)

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