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The truth about fat

Author: Anthony Warner, (Chef)
Publisher: London, England : Oneworld Publications Ltd, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author Anthony Warner scrutinizes the explanations of experts in every field, speaks to those who dedicate their lives to helping obese people and to others who live with their own larger bodies every day. As he lays out the best evidence available, he rails against quack theories preying on the desperate and considers whether we are blaming our own bodies for other people's ignorance and cruelty. What remains is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Warner, (Chef)
ISBN: 9781786075130 178607513X 9781786075932 1786075938
OCLC Number: 1029776762
Description: xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. The modern epidemic. Why do we get fat? Part I --
Why do we get fat? Part II --
Why don't we just eat less? --
How fat are we? --
How unhealthy is it to be fat? --
How much does obesity cost? --
Why are we so afraid of fat? --
Part II. Why are we so fat?. Is it because of our genes? --
Is it because of our guts? --
Is it because of calories? --
Is it because we are lazy? --
Is it because of fat? --
Is it because of carbs? --
Is it because we are addicted? --
Is it because of our environment? --
Is it because we are poor? --
Part III. What should we do?. Surgery and drugs --
Non-dieting --
How the French lunch --
Going Dutch --
Epilogue : What to do if you are fat.
Responsibility: Anthony Warner.

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There are more diets than ever. So why aren't we all getting thinner?  Read more...

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'Warner recognises that obesity has complex and multifaceted causes and it is not - as so many persist in claiming - a collapse in willpower.' * Guardian * 'A thought-provoking corrective to the idea Read more...

 
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