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Fat nation a history of obesity in America

Author: Jonathan Engel
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland Rowman & Littlefield [2018]
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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?

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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


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...


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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...

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