Best diet books of all time
“The evergreen subject of American gluttony and sloth brings out the best in scientist-advocates, and the authors, while drawing on a mountain of statistics and studies, make their indictment both funny and appalling.” – “Publishers Weekly”. “Brownell and Horgen uncover some of America’s biggest diet hazards and how to avoid them.” – “Self” magazine. “This is a fascinating, empowering must-read filled with practical ways to take action.” – “Shape” magazine. “”Food Fight” is …an important contribution to the discourse around the obesity epidemic. I highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to learn more about the role of the food industry, and especially to public health advocates looking for clearly presented research and ideas for positive change.” – Michele Simon, founder and director of the Center for Informed Food Choices.
Katherine Battle Horgen
More free books Appetite for Profit : How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back – Michele Simons
Over the past two years, concerned Americans have finally begun to ask: Who is to blame for the growing public health crisis of obesity and diet-related illnesses? Is the junk food industry at fault, or is it all just a matter of personal and parental responsibility? How can we fight back with workable solutions? While much of the attention remains focused at the national policy […] Smart Chefs Stay Slim : Lessons in Eating and Living from America’s Best Chefs – Allison Adato
Chefs are around delicious, tempting food all day. So how do they manage to look good while eating so well? When People magazine editor Allison Adato found covering the restaurant world was taking a toll on her own waistline, she turned to top chefs for their secrets. Here, more than three dozen greats like Eric Ripert, Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless, Tom Colicchio, and Michelle […] Food Fight : The Inside Story of America’s Obesity Crisis – and What We Can Do About it – Kelly D. Brownell
This text describes the deeply entrenched biological and cultural forces that lead Americans to over-eat and become physically inactive, and outlines creative, innovative and controversial solutions to the problem. The book has three main themes: an expose of a culture that feeds its pets better than its people, that targets poorer people as a market for high-calorie, low-nutrient […] Food Choice and Obesity in Black America : Creating a New Cultural Diet – Eric J. Bailey
Anthropologist Eric Bailey uses a cultural and holistic analysis of African American food preferences to show how black Americans generally perceive health, body image, food, dieting, physical fitness, and exercise. As is true of Americans overall, black Americans are becoming more overweight and obese than ever before. So, too, they are seeing the consequences: heart attacks, […] Fat Woman on the Mountain : How I Lost Half of Myself and Found Happiness – Kara Richardson Whitely
A woman's journey of wellness took her from flat trails to the top of Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. She lost 120 pounds and found happiness along the way. Kara Richardson Whitely has been a journalist for the past decade. She has been featured in Self, American Hiker and Redbook magazines.
Author: Kara Richardson Whitely
Pages: 200 pages
Format: […] Appetite for Profit : How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back – Michele Simon
The United States is currently embroiled in a national debate over the growing public health crisis caused by poor diet. People are starting to ask who is to blame and how can we fix the problem, especially among children. Major food companies are responding with a massive public relations campaign. These companies, including McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Kraft, and General Mills, are […] Clinical Handbook of Weight Management, Second Edition – Michael E. J. Lean
Obesity has not, until very recently, featured very strongly in medical training. There has been a widespread view that becoming overweight is a sign of a weak personality, a combination of gluttony and apparent sloth, accompanied very often by a degree of mendacity. For this reason, medical practitioners are often reluctant to become involved in obesity and weight management. […] Prevention’s Complete Book of Walking : Everything You Need to Know to Walk Your Way to Better Health – Maggie Spilner
"There are few people who have done more for walking, or who know more about walking, than Maggie Spilner.... This is truly a walking encyclopedia for the new millennium."--From the foreword by Elaine Ward, founder and director of the North American Racewalking Foundation From the walking editor of America's number one healthy living magazine comes the definitive guide to […]
Best diet books of all time