Livin' Large: African American Sisters Confront Obesity

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Hilton Publishing Company, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 196 pages
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"Through sound medical information, humorous dialogue between sisters, thoughtful essays, and real-life conversations, this book takes African American women through an informative journey of self-awareness and empowerment about their own bodies. Sixty-five percent of African American women are overweight and obesemaking this group a particular target for early death and disability. Presented here are all the medical facts necessary for women to make informed, educated decisions about weight and health. Included are information about finding ones ideal weight, tips on what to ask the doctor, and strategies for reaching and maintaining weight goals and optimum health. This book puts to rest the fallacy that the problem with obesity is aesthetic and with humor, understanding, and a conversational tone offers practical tips for handling the real medical concerns involved."

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Although Stacy Ann Mitchell, an M.D., and her sister Teri, a journalist and producer for Oprah , target fellow African American women, their information on the dangers of being overweight is generally ... Read full review

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Why Obesity Means Health Risks
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Breath Away
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