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The world is fat : the fads, trends, policies, and products that are fattening the human race

Author: Barry M Popkin
Publisher: New York : Avery, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of human obesity worldwide, and examines how trends in technology, globalization, government policies, and the food industry affect all physical aspects of human life.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Popkin
ISBN: 9781583333136 1583333134
OCLC Number: 183267794
Description: 229 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: A brief history of the modern diet --
We are what we drink --
On movement --
The world is flat --
and fat --
The big problems of a fat world --
Nothing to see here: the food industry's role in causing and solving the problem --
What can we do?
Responsibility: Barry Popkin.
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Discusses the history of human obesity worldwide, and examines how trends in technology, globalization, government policies, and the food industry affect all physical aspects of human life.

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