The Diet Myth: Why America's Obsession With Weight Is Hazardous To Your Health
A provocative expos 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. Originally published as The Obesity Myth. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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Review: The Diet MythUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
So have you heard about that new study that says that people who are a little overweight actually live longer than people who are "normal weight"?? Well, what they didn't tell you is that this "new ... Read full review
Review: The Diet MythUser Review - Goodreads
I've read and re-read this book. It has some very useful and interesting information challenging the claims of obesity research. My understanding of fitness vs. body size has been forever altered.
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