Never satisfied: a cultural history of diets, fantasies, and fat

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Free Press, 1986 - Cooking - 468 pages
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Looks at the history of America's obsession with weight loss, discusses diets, foundation garments, and influential nutritionists, and suggests psychological reasons for our obsession with weight

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Review: Never Satisfied : A Cultural History of Diets, Fantasies & Fat

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Decidedly not a cookbook. I wanted it to be better, but interesting ideas and a ton of content. Read full review

Review: Never Satisfied : A Cultural History of Diets, Fantasies & Fat

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A promising topic, but wandering and hard to wade through. Read full review

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Contents

Ritual and Romance
1
The Thin Body and the Jacksonians
21
The Buoyant Body in Victorian America
47
Copyright

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