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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 5 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 6 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 7 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 15 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 17 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 17 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 18 months ago by G. Trejo