Obesity as a Public Health Problem

  • N. Zöllner
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Obesity as a public health problem poses two groups of questions: one related to cause and incidence, the other to therapy. In my opinion causes and incidence are closely related, but therapy is the paramount problem which should be tackled irrespective of current pathological theories; it is only the success which counts.


Public Health Problem Large Individual Difference Personal Wealth Improve Life Expectancy Water Turnover 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Zöllner
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  1. 1.Medizinische Poliklinik Universität MünchenMünchen 2Federal Republic of Germany

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