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Health at every size : the surprising truth about your weight

Author: Linda Bacon
Publisher: Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. & updated. [ed.]View all editions and formats
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Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn't match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin" with "healthy" is the problem. The solution? Health at every size. Tune in to your body's expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that help you to feel good.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Work
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Bacon
ISBN: 9781935618256 1935618253
OCLC Number: 548569597
Description: xxv, 374 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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 --
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."
Responsibility: Linda Bacon.

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Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn't match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin" with "healthy" is the problem. The solution? Health at every size. Tune in to your body's expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that help you to feel good. You too can feel great in your body right now--and Health at Every Size will show you how.--From publisher description.

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