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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.
Critser talks about how food production has changed over the generations, from back in our grandparents' day when food was food, pretty much straight from the ground to the table,... Read morePublished 21 days ago by EpicFehlReader
I really enjoyed reading Fat Land. I coach people to lose weight, cook healthier meals at home, and live an active lifestyle. Read morePublished 21 days ago by C S H
I had to read this book for my english class. Overall it is a good book, it really opened my eyes to fast food and how health is really important. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ashleigh
This is an important read. We hear that obesity is a choice- both from those who want to demonize obesity and from those who claim to be "fat activists". Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kate
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 14 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 22 months ago by janejo