The Secret Life Of Fat

Author: Sylvia Tara
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393354973
Size: 68.72 MB
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Biochemist Sylvia Tara explores the surprising science behind our most hated body part.

The Secret Life Of Fat

Author: Sylvia Tara
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ISBN: 9781911274001
Size: 70.94 MB
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Blends historical perspectives with cutting-edge research to examine body fat as a critical endocrine organ that can be better understood and managed when recognized as a necessary component of human health.

Fat Rights

Author: Anna Kirkland
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814748190
Size: 74.57 MB
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Fat Rights asks the first provocative questions that need to be raised about adding weight to lists of currently protected traits like race, gender, and disability. Is body fat an indicator of a character flaw or of incompetence on the job?

Rethinking Thin

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429923651
Size: 51.90 MB
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In this eye-opening book, New York Times science writer Gina Kolata shows that our society's obsession with dieting and weight loss is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power, trends, and impossible ideals.

A Big Fat Crisis

Author: Deborah Cohen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1568589654
Size: 58.20 MB
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In A Big Fat Crisis, Dr. Deborah A. Cohen has created a major new work that will transform the conversation surrounding the modern weight crisis.

The Hungry Brain

Author: Stephan J. Guyenet, Ph.D.
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250081238
Size: 62.94 MB
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Along the way, it explores how the human brain works, revealing how this mysterious organ makes us who we are.

How Fat Works

Author: Philip A. Wood
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674045327
Size: 58.20 MB
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How Fat Works is a concise and up-to-date primer on the workings of fat.