Health at Every Size The Surprising Truth about Your Weight

ISBN-10: 1933771585

ISBN-13: 9781933771588

Edition: 2009

Authors: Linda Bacon
List price: $14.95
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Description: A healthy-living book that explains the physiology of weight, this guide debunks the diet-to-lose myth by illustrating that traditional dieting activities actually activate 0;thrifty genes1; that lead to weight gain, both by increasing hunger and triggering other mechanisms. The steps outlined in this resource stress that by giving up the weight fight and by focusing on overall wellness and fitness, the body will become healthier and more fit. Uniquely integrating physiological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives, this authoritative reference shows how to improve health-which is ultimately the only way to achieve a balanced and optimum weight-resulting in higher self-esteem, more energy, happier living, and a healthier physique.

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: BenBella Books
Publication date: 10/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Dedication
Preface
Introduction
Deconstructing Weight
We're Wired to Maintain a Healthy Weight
We're Emotionally Starved
We Resist Weight Loss
We're Eternally Hungry
We're Victims of Food Politics
We're Victims of Fat Politics
Health at Every Size
The Story Behind the Health at Every Size Program
Respect Yourself, Body and Soul
Take Care of Your Hungers
Live Well
Change Your Tastes
Solving the Weight "Problem"
Appendix
Acknowledgments
References
Index
About Linda Bacon, PhD
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