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Author Campos, Paul F.

Title The obesity myth : why America's obsession with weight is hazardous to your health / Paul Campos.

Imprint New York : Gotham Books, c2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  616.3 C198    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275) and indexes.
Contents Pt. 1. Fat science: Fat on trial -- The world turned upside down. -- Pt. 2. Fat culture: Fear and loathing in Los Angeles -- Lost in the supermarket -- The king's two bodies -- The bimbo culture -- Weight problems -- All the news that's print to fit -- The endless debut -- Chronic restrained living -- The athlete within -- Why do Americans diet? -- The last 10 pounds -- Life during wartime. -- Pt. 3. Fat politics: The feeding of the president -- Feminist accused of unsightly weight gain -- Anorexia nervosa and the spirit of capitalism -- The last American diet.
Subject Weight loss -- United States.
Obesity -- United States.
Body weight -- Health aspects.
Body image.
Obesity -- United States.
Body image -- United States.
Body weight -- United States.
Diet Fads -- United States.
Weight loss -- United States.
Perte de poids -- Etats-Unis.
Obesite -- Etats-Unis.
Poids corporel -- Aspect sanitaire.
Image du corps.
ISBN 1592400663 (acid-free paper)
9781592400669 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. NLM 101218886
NLGGC 263203506
NZ1 8381702

 
    
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