Body of Truth

Body of Truth

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A science journalist's provocative exploration of how biology, psychology, media, and culture come together to shape our ongoing obsession with our bodies, while also tackling the myths and realities of the qobesity epidemic.qHow Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It Harriet Brown. medical definitions of, 8 perfect, 141a€“142 rather than weight, 200, 202 underlying assumptions about, 22 weight as proxy for, 182 weight loss and, 57a€“59 Health at ... xxva€“xxvi as complicated issues that are not the same for everyone, 203 conventional wisdom and, challenge to, 200, 202a€“205 (see also ... See BMI Hemochromatosis, 20 (box) Herbalife, 109a€“110 HFCS.

Title:Body of Truth
Author:Harriet Brown
Publisher:Da Capo Press - 2015-03-24


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