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The world is fat : the fads, trends, policies, and products that are fattening the human race

Author: Barry M Popkin
Publisher: New York : Avery, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of human obesity worldwide, and examines how trends in technology, globalization, government policies, and the food industry affect all physical aspects of human life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Popkin, Barry M.
World is fat.
New York : Avery, ©2009
(DLC) 2008039158
(OCoLC)183267794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Popkin
ISBN: 1440661758 9781440661754
OCLC Number: 1039942952
Description: 1 online resource (229 pages : illustrations, map)
Contents: A brief history of the modern diet --
We are what we drink --
On movement --
The world is flat --
and fat --
The big problems of a fat world --
Nothing to see here: the food industry's role in causing and solving the problem --
What can we do?
Responsibility: Barry Popkin.
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Discusses the history of human obesity worldwide, and examines how trends in technology, globalization, government policies, and the food industry affect all physical aspects of human life.

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