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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 1 month 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 8 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 10 months ago 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 11 months ago by Joyce E. Jackson
I think every single person out there, fat or thin, should read this book. It's not only very informative, but also extremely well-written. Read morePublished 12 months ago by G. Trejo
There is a HUGE difference between 'overweight' and 'obesity. I feel that this was not reflected in the book, and the messages are therefore not accurate or reliable. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kangaruth
Not only is this book well researched, well written, and, well, just plain true in the face of so much cultural pressure coming the other way; it also offers subtle and fascinating... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Wanda B. Red