The Obesity Myth

The Obesity Myth

Why America's Obsession With Weight Is Hazardous to your Health

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A provocative exposé of America's self-defeating war on obesity challenges conventional wisdom regarding the cultural, medical, and political meaning of weight, arguing against the myth that falsely equates thinness with health and explaining why dieting is bad for the health, how the media misinform the public, and the link between racial and body-based prejudice. 35,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

An exploration of America's self-defeating war on obesity argues against the myth that falsely equates thinness with health and explains why dieting is bad for the health and how the media misinform the public.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781592400669
1592400663
Branch Call Number: 616.398 CAM
Characteristics: xxvi, 290 p. ; 22 cm

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