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I loved this book- in large part because if was extremely well written and covered a diverse number of topics related to obesity research. Science journalist Ellen R. Read morePublished on February 21, 2012 by Dominick J. Lemas
The author somehow manages to remain calm while revealing how certain sorry segments of the science community distort the facts for money. Read morePublished on April 20, 2008 by Michael Grace
From the title and abstract, I'd hoped to find an interesting and readable exposition of the known biochemical mechanisms regulating appetite, from the insulin/glucose cycle to... Read morePublished on May 7, 2005 by Eotvos
While one can be grateful and admire the authors' acknowledgement of the marketing of obesity-just how much the obsessive desire of normal weight people to be stick thin body... Read morePublished on May 1, 2004 by W. Dickinson
If you enjoyed Jungle or Fast Food Nation, and/or are a nutrition/health enthusiast, this book is a must-read. Read morePublished on January 26, 2004 by Anand Rangarajan
Anyone who enjoyed Fast Food Nation is going to love this book, because it makes clear why what we're eating and how we're living, has created the biggest public health problem... Read morePublished on August 4, 2003 by C. Thompson
Author Ellen Ruppel Shell puts the obesity epidemic in proper perspective with remarkable skill and thoroughness. She cites it as the no. 2 public health risk factor in the U.S. Read morePublished on July 28, 2003 by Ann Sherwin
This is a very interesting book regarding the current scientific research on the biological and social causes of obesity and what society is doing about it (not that much). Read morePublished on April 9, 2003 by Bert Krages
I loved this book. It has everything the others don't have, mystery, adventure, even gore, but hey, this is the human body we're talking about here, what did you expect? Read morePublished on March 6, 2003 by C. Thompson