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Is obesity worth treating?

  • Robert B. Taylor
  • Denis Craddock

Abstract

What exactly is obesity? Although it is easy to imagine that fat people are those who overeat it is certainly not the whole story. For reasons unknown some individuals tend to obesity, yet apparently their food intake is no greater, or even less, than many of their fellows who are thin. There are many aspects of the nature and causes of obesity on which we are very uncertain.

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Family Physician Weight Control Excessive Body Weight Ideal Weight 
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  • Denis Craddock

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