Rethinking Thin

Rethinking Thin

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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.

Rethinking Thin is at once an account of the place of diets in American society and a provocative critique of the weight-loss industry. Kolata’s account of four determined dieters’ progress through a study comparing the Atkins… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 29, 2008)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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