TY - CHAP A1 - Akikazu Takada A2 - Fumiko Shimizu A3 - Yukie Ishii A4 - Mutsumi Ogawa A5 - Tetsuya Takao ED1 - Venketeshwer Rao ED2 - Leticia Rao Y1 - 2021-06-19 PY - 2021 T1 - Food Intakes and Correlations between Food Intakes and Body Mass Index (BMI) in Japanese Old Men, Women, and Male Medical Doctors N2 - Many factors influence obesity including genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. Studies have shown obesity to be related to increased risk of human diseases. Despite efforts by health professionals to regulate obesity, its prevalence has increased globally in the past few decades. A better understanding of the causes of obesity and mechanisms by which obesity increases the risk of human diseases can lead to developing effective strategies that can save many lives worldwide. This book addresses some important aspects of the relationship between obesity and human health. Chapters cover such topics as body mass index, endocrine disorders, obesity, and endometrial cancer, the role of lifestyle factors in obesity, and much more. BT - Role of Obesity in Human Health and Disease SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.98502 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.98502 SN - 978-1-83968-980-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-26 ER -