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  • Toomath, Robyn, author.
     
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  • Obesity -- Social aspects.
     
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  • Obesity -- Prevention.
     
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  • Obesity -- Prevention -- Government policy.
     
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  • Food industry and trade -- Social aspects.
     
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  • Obesity.
     
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  • Weight loss.
     
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    The obesity epidemic : why diets and exercise don't work -- and what does / Robyn Toomath.
    by Toomath, Robyn, author.
    Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
    Subjects
  • Obesity -- Social aspects.
  •  
  • Obesity -- Prevention.
  •  
  • Obesity -- Prevention -- Government policy.
  •  
  • Food industry and trade -- Social aspects.
  •  
  • Obesity.
  •  
  • Weight loss.
  • Description: 
    210 pages ; 23 cm
    Notes: 
    "First published in 2016 by Auckland University Press as Fat science : why diets and exercise don't work - and what does."--Title page verso.
    Contents: 
    Part 1: We all want to be thin. Why aren't we? Does dieting work? ; Is exercise the answer? ; Can drugs or surgery make us thin? ; Is fatness inherited? -- Part 2: Why our modern world makes us fat. How new ways of living have led to new ways of eating ; How the economies of food puts more of it on our plates ; How we're sold on junk food ; How the overweight are stigmatized -- Part 3: What we can do about it. How governments can flick the switch -- Conclusion: Rise up! -- Epilogue.
    ISBN: 
    9781421422497
    1421422492
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