The Fat of the Land

The Fat of the Land

The Obesity Epidemic and How Overweight Americans Can Help Themselves

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Examining the roots of the American obesity crisis, a guide for dieters examines the roles of alcohol, television, serving sizes, diet hype, the sugar industry, and using food as entertainment in keeping people overweight

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Maintaining that obesity is the most common chronic health problem in the US, Fumento, a medical journalist, investigates American obesity and compares it to the relative thinness of Europeans. He discusses questionable claims of the American diet industry; additives used in American low-fat food; the notion that heredity determines weight; and related topics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Examining the roots of the American obesity crisis, a guide for dieters examines the roles of alcohol, television, serving sizes, diet hype, the sugar industry, and using food as entertainment in keeping people overweight. 15,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Viking, c1997
ISBN: 9780670870592
0670870595
Branch Call Number: 616.398 FUM
Characteristics: 330 p. ;,24 cm.

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