Food Fight The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do about It

ISBN-10: 0071438726
ISBN-13: 9780071438728
Edition: 2005
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Description: This text describes the deeply entrenched biological and cultural forces that lead Americans to over-eat and become physically inactive, and outlines creative, innovative and controversial solutions to the problem.

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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

This text describes the deeply entrenched biological and cultural forces that lead Americans to over-eat and become physically inactive, and outlines creative, innovative and controversial solutions to the problem.

Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., is one of the nation's best-known experts on nutrition and weight disorders. He is a psychology professor at Yale University and the director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders. He regularly appears in the media as an expert on obesity, nutrition, and eating disorders. Katherine Battle Horgen, Ph.D. , is on the staff at the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders.

Acknowledgments
Biology Mismatched With the Modern World
Big Food, Big Money, Big People
Dietary Mayhem: What We Eat, Why We Eat, and the Impact
Spreading the American Gospel: On the Way to an Obese World
The Toxic Environment
Exercise Mayhem: Unendangering Physical Activity
Television, Movies, Celebrities, and the Seduction of Children
Junk Food 101: Schools, Commercialism, and Unhealthy Eating
Soft Drinks 102: Schools and Unhealthy Beverages
Portions the Size of Cleveland
The Inexorable Economic March to Obesity
Changing Things
The Food Industry and a National Nutrition Crisis: Trustworthy Ally or Troublesome Adversary?
Taking Decisive Action
Summary of Recommended Actions
Notes
Index

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