At last, the missing chapters on weight, health and diet! You may have sensed for a while that conventional textbooks aren’t getting the story right or are ignoring new understandings of metabolism, disease, exercise, and nutrition. But finding authoritative texts to better learn and teach what’s new on size and health has been a challenge – until now.
Bacon & Aphramor cover the latest science in clear, lively language rigorously supported by data. Using peer-reviewed evidence, common sense, and a solid grounding in nutrition science and social justice theory, the authors debunk Obesity Myths and outline the key processes – in our bodies, the sciences, industry, and society – affecting our diet and health as individuals and as a nation.
Toss out the discredited nostrums and false assumptions that drive our culture’s shame and distress about weight. This book is indispensable reading for everyone seeking a clearer, more hopeful alternative.... More > Currently a working draft.< Less
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