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I read this a few years ago and found it thought-provoking, although it went off on a few weird tangents. I wanted to read it again, so I bought the Kindle edition. Read morePublished 5 months ago by K. Os
At the end of the book, the author lost weight. Will he gain it back? Did he convince himself that prejudice against fat people was worth the effort to lose weight? Read morePublished 14 months ago by Debra A Gonzalez
What a relief to read this book! Some days, it feels like the entire country is trying to lose 100 lbs! I was a "failure to thrive" infant. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dix88
This is an important book about weight and fat. A scholarly book that takes apart the concept of dieting and obesity. It is a provocative book that should be read.Published 16 months ago by Patricia M.
I just... don't know what to make of this.
The author makes some good points that I agree with. Read more
At last a book that contradicts all the myths about obesity. I can use it to convince other people that obesity is caused not only by overeating and a lack of excercise.Published 23 months ago by Eline M.
Here are my issues with the book:
There isn't anyone out there with any intelligence that doesn't understand that BMI charts are averages for populations and have... Read more
The content of this book is excellent. I don't have enough medical expertise to know if the book is correct or just telling me what I want to hear, but it's very good to know that... Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by cknauf
I wish I had read this when I was younger. I would not have stressed over weight and done so much damage with dieting. Read morePublished on April 3, 2013 by Joyce E. Jackson