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Geez, since when have I read a book that gave me instant chills running up and down my back in the sheer horror of what we have become as Americans! Wow! Read morePublished 6 months ago by sakura_yuna
I read this book the same time I was reading the Blood Sugar Solution. I loved this book. It offered a lot of very useful and interesting information. Read morePublished 14 months ago by janejo
Americans are the world's fattest people, except for the inhabitants of a few South Seas islands. About 61% of us are overweight, 20% obese (lives likely to be cut short), and over... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Loyd E. Eskildson
I wouldn't normally read this type of book, but was required to for my Sociology class. I found it to be very insightful, and maybe many of the socioeconomic connections one would... Read morePublished 15 months ago by D.Lott
This was incredibly well researched book. The author did a great job of weaving the findings of the last 50 years into a cohesive picture. Read morePublished 23 months ago by An engineer
I consider myself fairly knowledgeable about good nutrition, but I never knew that palm oil is the saturated-fat equivalent of lard! Read morePublished on August 7, 2012 by Vanessa Maine
The novel Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser is about the rising rates of overweight and obese people in America. Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by Conner C.
A closer look at the failing American diet and why we are encouraged to continue to consume. If you liked Supersize Me, you'll like this.Published on December 8, 2010 by Paige
This work provides a neat counterpart to most of the other books on the market exploring the rise of obesity in America. Read morePublished on September 28, 2010 by Burgundy Damsel