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Product Description: In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant “fat talk” aimed at educating, badgering, and ridiculing heavy people into shedding pounds...read more

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9780801453953, titled "Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat" | Cornell Univ Pr, June 2, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant “fat talk” aimed at educating, badgering, and ridiculing heavy people into shedding pounds.
9780405054976, titled "The Essential Factors of Social Evolution" | Ayer Co Pub, March 1, 1974, cover price $33.00 | also contains The Essential Factors of Social Evolution

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Product Description: "What happens when Tony Soprano meets Deepak Chopra? That's how people have described my story. I might throw some Woody Allen in there and a dash of Hunter S. Thompson." So says Frank Ferrante of his amazing journey from obesity and drug addiction to vibrant health and happiness...read more

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9781583948798 | North Atlantic Books, January 6, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "What happens when Tony Soprano meets Deepak Chopra?

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Offers clear and simple strategies for losing weight while coping with a hectic, fast-food lifestyle, in an easy-to-follow program that explains how to select the healthiest menu items for a variety of fast-food restaurants, while including suggestions on what to eat during the rest of the day or week to maintain one's nutritional balance. Original.

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9780471790471 | 1 edition (Turner Pub Co, August 30, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Offers clear and simple strategies for losing weight while coping with a hectic, fast-food lifestyle, in an easy-to-follow program that explains how to select the healthiest menu items for a variety of fast-food restaurants, while including suggestions on what to eat during the rest of the day or week to maintain one's nutritional balance.

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A provocative exposé of America's self-defeating war on obesity challenges conventional wisdom regarding the cultural, medical, and political meaning of weight, arguing against the myth that falsely equates thinness with health and explaining why dieting is bad for the health, how the media misinform the public, and the link between racial and body-based prejudice. 35,000 first printing.

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9781592400669 | Gotham Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An exploration of America's self-defeating war on obesity argues against the myth that falsely equates thinness with health and explains why dieting is bad for the health and how the media misinform the public.

Identifying the flaws in most popular diet and weight-loss programs, a guide to no-nonsense fitness provides practical, intelligent alternatives that are based on foods that most people enjoy. Reprint. PW. K.

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9780025361911, titled "Feeding on Dreams: Why America's Diet Industry Doesn't Work and What Will Work for You" | Macmillan Pub Co, May 1, 1994, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Drawing on the experiences of customers, an expose of the American diet industry and its claims explains how diet programs fail and provides a responsible, effective alternative that helps readers take control of their own lives

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9780380725212, titled "Feeding on Dreams: Why America's Diet Industry Doesn't Work & What Will Work for You" | Avon Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade | About this edition: Identifying the flaws in most popular diet and weight-loss programs, a guide to no-nonsense fitness provides practical, intelligent alternatives that are based on foods that most people enjoy.

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