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The obesogen effect : why we eat less and work out more but still struggle to lose weight

Author: Bruce Blumberg
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"In 'The Obesogen Effect', Dr. Bruce Blumberg reveals his landmark research as well as that by others in the field to show how hidden factors, such as environmental chemicals, might be important players in our 21st century obesity epidemic. According to leading-edge science, being overweight is not just the result of too many cheeseburgers and not enough exercise. A silent factor is contributing greatly to our  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Blumberg
ISBN: 9781478970644 1478970642
OCLC Number: 1011550668
Description: x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I: In the Fatlands: The new science of obesity. Why are we so fat despite our best efforts? The hidden factor no one is talking about --
A modern chemistry of fat : how we gain and lose weight in the twenty-first century --
The science of obesogens : Why chemicals- not willpower- could be holding the remote control to your weight --
The power of epigenetics: what obesity and other non-communicable diseases have in common --
It gets complicated: other fat-inducing factors --
Pt II: In the real world: How to take control in 3 simple steps. Step 1: It really does start with food: cleaning up your diet --
Step 2: Purge the plastic: reducing the plastic in your life --
Step 3: Rethink your personal space: your simple household makeover --
Extra credit: noise, light, and other sources of obesogenic pollution sabotaging your weight loss efforts --
Conclusion: Warning: may cause obesity.
Responsibility: Bruce Blumberg, PhD with Kristin Loberg.


A top researcher uses groundbreaking data to expose the harmful effects of toxins and obesogens in our environment, which are contributing to our national obesity crisis.  Read more...


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