Racial Differences In Metabolism: Exploring Empirical Evidence For The Evolutionary Underpinnings Of Obesity

Valutazione media 0
( su 0 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9783659270581: Racial Differences In Metabolism: Exploring Empirical Evidence For The Evolutionary Underpinnings Of Obesity

The epidemic of obesity is among the most menacing problems confronting the industrialized nations of the world. The etiological origins of obesity are both biological and behavioral. The behavioral basis is apparent: individuals inclined to ingest more energy than they expend accumulate excess bodyweight. The biological basis is not nearly so clear inasmuch as multiple molecular factors influence the rate with which energy is expended at rest by individuals and this inherent variability in involuntary energy expenditure exerts an obvious influence upon one’s susceptibility to obesity. According to Dr. Amen-Ra's theory of human evolution, such metabolic variability may be attributable to inherited adaptions to austere ecological conditions prevalent during the formative phase of human evolution. Moreover, metabolic disposition may differ by race, reflecting divergent selective pressures incurred by Africoid and Europoid peoples. In this important investigation, Dr. Amen-Ra presents empirical evidence for his theory and provides a plausible explanation for the heightened predisposition of Blacks to obesity. This work argues for an alteration of our understanding of obesity.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Dr. Amen-Ra is the author of several books and theoretical papers. He holds a doctorate in Public Health (Epidemiology), a Master’s in Thanatology (Osiriology), and a Bachelor’s in Biology. Among his varied intellectual interests are Biogerontology, Psychotherapeutic theory, and the history and fundamental foundations of science and philosophy.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Compra nuovo Guarda l'articolo

Spese di spedizione: EUR 5,00
Da: Germania a: U.S.A.

Destinazione, tempi e costi

Aggiungere al carrello

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Amen-Ra, Nun
Editore: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 365927058X ISBN 13: 9783659270581
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 5
Print on Demand
Da
English-Book-Service Mannheim
(Mannheim, Germania)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Codice libro della libreria KP9783659270581

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 49,00
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 5,00
Da: Germania a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi