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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:978-0-374-10398-9
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

"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." "Rethinking Thin is at once a story of the place of diets in American society and a critique of the weight loss industry. Kolata's account of four determined dieters' progress through a study comparing the Atkins diet to a low-calorie one becomes a...
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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):6 x 9 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



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