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Very detailed, with well researched supporting information, it is well worth reading.
Critser, formerly overweight himself, makes many keen observations in this book about the several different causes of the American fat epidemic.
Later on in the book, he cites a study whose conclusions are rather shaky and unverified, but which, if true, would bolster his hypothesis.
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 12 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 20 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 21 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 21 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 on October 2, 2012 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