Fat nation a history of obesity in America (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Fat nation a history of obesity in America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Fat nation a history of obesity in America

Author: Jonathan Engel
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland Rowman & Littlefield [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An old problem -- Whence cometh fat? -- The unwalkable landscape -- Changing lives -- Changing food/changing meals -- Addicted to food -- Finding the off switch -- Exercise, drugs, and surgery -- Self control -- Disparate impacts -- What is to be done?
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engel, Jonathan, author.
Fat nation.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2018043929
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Engel
ISBN: 9781538117743 1538117746 9781538117750 1538117754
OCLC Number: 1100063231
Description: 209 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 An Old ProblemChapter 2 Whence Cometh FatChapter 3 The Unwalkable LandscapeChapter 4 Changing LivesChapter 5 Changing Food/Changing MealsChapter 6 Addicted to FoodChapter 7 Finding the Off SwitchChapter 8 Exercise, Drugs, and SurgeryChapter 9 Self ControlChapter 10 Disparate ImpactsChapter 11 What is to be Done?
Responsibility: Jonathan Engel

Abstract:

The estimated annual health care cost of obesity-related illness in the United States is $190 billion, with countless more costs in lost mobility, vigor, and life-years. Here, Jonathan Engel reviews  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is a comprehensive effort to combine recent history with scientific analysis to explain how American obesity reached its current point and what might be done about it. While a few points will Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.