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Rethinking Thin

The New Science of Weight Loss - And the Myths and Realities of Dieting

Rethinking Thin( )
Author: Kolata, Gina
ISBN:978-0-312-42785-6
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

ANew York Times Book ReviewEditors' Choice In this eye-opening report,New York Times science writer Gina Kolata shows that our society's obsession with dieting is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power, trends, and impossible ideals. Kolata's account of four determined dieters in a study comparing the Atkins diet to a low-calorie one becomes a broad tale of science and society, of social mores and social sanctions, and...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Weight Loss
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Diets
Health & Fitness / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.61 Inches
Book Weight:0.704 Pounds



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