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Weighing in

Lesli J. Favor

Weighing in

nutrition and weight management

by Lesli J. Favor

  • 202 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weight loss,
  • Nutrition,
  • Body weight -- Regulation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Lesli J. Favor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM222.2 .F378 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17555631M
    ISBN 109780761425557
    LC Control Number2006101930

    Every day, parents and caregivers of children are confronted with challenging questions and situations for which they are unprepared. For many, questions about a child’s weight are particularly difficult for an adult caregiver to answer since feelings about overweight and obesity are often complicated by both personal issues and the conflicting messages communicated about weight through.   Weighing In takes on the "obesity epidemic," challenging many widely held assumptions about its causes and consequences. Julie Guthman examines fatness and its relationship to health outcomes to ask if our efforts to prevent "obesity" are sensible, efficacious, or ethical. She also focuses the lens of obesity on the broader food system to understand why we produce cheap, over-processed .

      Before getting started, several staffers offered up a guess as to how many copies of Howard’s book Erik would weigh—Howard gues Robin settled on , Shuli Egar said , Fred Norris went with a whopping , and Erik himself guessed “Fred’s out of his fucking mind,” High Pitch said. Getting High Pitch onto the rig wasn. Weighing the Options strives to answer these questions. Despite widespread public concern about weight, few studies have examined the long-term results of weight-loss programs. One reason that evaluating obesity management is difficult is that no other treatment depends so much on an individual's own initiative and state of by:

    Weighing In takes on the and#;obesity epidemic,and#; challenging many widely held assumptions about its causes and consequences. Julie Guthman examines fatness and its relationship to health outcomes to ask if our efforts to prevent and#;obesityand#; are sensible, efficacious, or ethical. She also focuses the lens of obesity on the broader food system to understand why we Author: Julie Guthman.   Weighing in on the U.S. Despite the well-known health concerns implicated in overweight and obesity and the availability of multiple methods for assessment and tools to improve body composition, current trends in the United States and around the world are moving in the wrong : Dawn Markell, Diane Peterson.


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"Weighing In is an outcome of impressive intellectual, emotional, and physical labor on the part of the author." — Gastronomica "A bold, compelling challenge to conventional thinking about obesity and its fixes, Weighing In is one of the most important books on food politics to.

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In Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism, she addresses the issue of obesity with new eyes. She argues that our current accepted knowledge about obesity is incomplete, and that better health starts with asking better.

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