Special Diets in Prevention and Therapy of Obesity

  • H. P. Wolf
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


There is no doubt that — with regard to the intermediary metabolism — obesity is a balance problem in all parameters involved. Reduction in caloric intake, composition of the food offered and consideration of mobilized and metabolized endogenous substances are thus the main aspects in treating obesity.


Uric Acid Caloric Intake Ketone Body Special Diet Uric Acid Excretion 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.Darmstadt 1Federal Republic of Germany

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