Ever seen a fat fox? : human obesity explored. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Ever seen a fat fox? : human obesity explored.

Author: Michael J Gibney
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Ever Seen a Fat Fox?: Human Obesity Explored Professor Mike Gibney traces the evolution of our modern diet and looks to science to offer solutions to the phenomenon of human obesity. He calls on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Gibney
ISBN: 9781910820087 1910820083
OCLC Number: 953314581
Description: 1 volume. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Ever seen a fat fox?; Chapter 2. Obesity and health measurements and metrics; Chapter 3. Human obesity - old and new; Chapter 4. The human food chain - old and new; Chapter 5. Culpable foods; Chapter 6. Regulating Food intake - the eyes have it; Chapter 7. Fitness and fatness; Chapter 8. Weight management - the personal perspective; Chapter 9. Weight management - the national perspective; Chapter 10. The nature versus nurture debate; Chapter 11. Eating disorders; Chapter 12. The stigmatisation of fatness; Chapter 13. Obesity - politics, players and ploys; Chapter 14: Reflections and projections; Notes; Index.

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'Governments around the world, including our own, are struggling to devise strategies that will stem and ultimately reverse this epidemic [obesity]. These are the issues addressed in the latest book Read more...

 
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