Body Of Truth

Author: Harriet Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738217700
Size: 51.94 MB
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Through interviews, research, and her own experience, Brown not only gives us the real story on weight, health, and beauty, but also offers concrete suggestions for how each of us can sort through the lies and misconceptions and make peace ...

Body Of Truth

Author: Harriet Brown
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738217697
Size: 52.35 MB
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A science journalist's provocative exploration of how biology, psychology, media, and culture come together to shape our ongoing obsession with our bodies, while also tackling the myths and realities of the "obesity epidemic."

Body Of Truth

Author: Harriet Brown
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738217700
Size: 32.53 MB
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Through interviews, research, and her own experience, Brown not only gives us the real story on weight, health, and beauty, but also offers concrete suggestions for how each of us can sort through the lies and misconceptions and make peace ...

Rethinking Thin

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429923651
Size: 35.81 MB
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In this eye-opening book, New York Times science writer Gina Kolata shows that our society's obsession with dieting and weight loss is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power, trends, and impossible ideals.

Fat Rights

Author: Anna Kirkland
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814748190
Size: 74.43 MB
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Fat Rights asks the first provocative questions that need to be raised about adding weight to lists of currently protected traits like race, gender, and disability. Is body fat an indicator of a character flaw or of incompetence on the job?

What S Wrong With Fat

Author: Abigail Saguy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199857083
Size: 62.28 MB
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Finally, What's Wrong with Fat? reveals the collateral damage - including the intensification of negative body image and justification of weight-baseddiscrimination - of the war on fat.

Big Fat Lies

Author: Glenn Alan Gaesser
Publisher: Gurze Books
ISBN: 0936077425
Size: 79.14 MB
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Offers a plan for metabolic fitness while debunking height-weight tables, fat consumption, yo-yo dieting, exercise, and the relationship between health and obesity.

Anorexic Bodies

Author: Morag Macsween
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136103325
Size: 31.51 MB
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This book explores the ways in which anorexic women use their eating to control their bodies.

Fat So

Author: Marilyn Wann
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0898159954
Size: 32.13 MB
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Presents quotes, essays, and stories that tackle the latest taboo, being fat, and shows readers how they can reclaim their body and live a happy and healthy life at any size

Brave Girl Eating

Author: Harriet Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748126201
Size: 71.88 MB
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Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award 2011 Millions of families are affected by eating disorders, which usually strike women between the ages of fourteen and twenty.