Living with Obesity Teen's Guides by Nicolas Stettler, Susan Shelly
  

Living with Obesity Teen's Guides

Written by Nicolas Stettler, Susan Shelly
Illustrated by

RRP £15.95

Synopsis

Living with Obesity Teen's Guides by Nicolas Stettler, Susan Shelly

More than 9 million young people between the ages of 6 and 19 - comprising nearly 17 per cent of the population - are considered overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Written in clear, straightforward language, Living with Obesity provides teens with the information they need to understand obesity and its treatments. This practical new guide discusses changing behaviors in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle, long-term approaches for achieving and maintaining weight, strategies for dealing with obesity in daily life, paying for care, and more. Loaded with helpful sidebars, a glossary, index, and appendixes, this resource is a must-have guide for teens struggling with their weight.

About the Author

Nicolas Stettler, M.D., M.S.C.E., is assistant professor of pediatric epidemiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia specializing in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. A graduate of Lausanne University Medical School in Switzerland, Stettler holds an M.S. in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in pediatrics and nutrition. Susan Shelly is a writer and researcher based in Shillington Pennsylvania. She is a coauthor of The Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision empearment Second Edition in the Facts On File Library of Health and Living series.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: 12+

Author

Nicolas Stettler, Susan Shelly
More books by Nicolas Stettler, Susan Shelly

Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th April 2010

ISBN

9780816075911


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools