TY - CHAP A1 - Hayder M. Alkuraishy A2 - Ali I. Al-Gareeb A3 - Naseer A. Al-Harchan ED1 - Hubertus Himmerich Y1 - 2020-09-09 PY - 2020 T1 - Orexin and Psychoneurobiology: A Hidden Treasure N2 - Weight management is a multi- and cross-disciplinary challenge. This book covers many etiological and diagnostic aspects of weight-related disorders and their treatment. This book explains how body weight influences and is influenced by the brain, hormones and immune system, diet, physical activity, posture and gait, and the social environment. This book also elucidates the health consequences of significantly low or pathologically increased body weight. Furthermore, ideas on how to influence and manage body weight including anti-obesity medical devices, diet counselling, artificial sweeteners, prebiotics and probiotics, proanthocyanidins, bariatric surgery, microbiota transplantation, warming, physical exercise, music and psychological therapy are discussed. BT - Weight Management SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.91852 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.91852 SN - 978-1-83962-543-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-02 ER -