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Methods and problems of weight reduction

  • John Marks
  • Alan Howard

Abstract

The aim of all weight reduction methods is to bring the patient’s weight down to an accepted target weight which meets the requirements of the physician, in terms of the ideal weight, and the requirements of the patient, in terms of body perception and the ability to maintain the weight.

Keywords

Thyroid Hormone Weight Reduction Basal Metabolic Rate Calorie Diet Target Weight 
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Copyright information

© MTP Press Limited 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Marks
    • 1
  • Alan Howard
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical StudiesGirton CollegeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of MedicineUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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