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The Resource Big fat lies : the truth about your weight and your health, Glenn A. Gaesser

Big fat lies : the truth about your weight and your health, Glenn A. Gaesser

Label
Big fat lies : the truth about your weight and your health
Title
Big fat lies
Title remainder
the truth about your weight and your health
Statement of responsibility
Glenn A. Gaesser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Maintains that fat has little, if anything, to do with either fitness or health, citing scientific data to debunk the doctrine that obesity is a major health hazard that can be controlled through dieting, and presenting exercise and nutrition guidelines for achieving metabolic fitness
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gaesser, Glenn A.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Weight loss
  • Body weight
  • Physical fitness
  • Obesity
Label
Big fat lies : the truth about your weight and your health, Glenn A. Gaesser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-256) and index
Contents
Weight: an unhealthy obsession -- How obesity got such a bad name -- Is obesity a killer disease? A closer look at the evidence -- Thinner may not be healthier -- "Ideal" height-weight tables: measuring the immeasurable -- Good body fat, bad body fat -- Weight loss for the overweight and obese: panacea or pound-foolish? -- Metabolic fitness: what it means, how to achieve it -- Exercise for metabolic fitness: shaping up without necessarily changing shape -- Nutrition for metabolic fitness
Control code
ocm49204884
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Updated ed
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780936077420
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002105583
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1123580
System control number
(OCoLC)49204884
Label
Big fat lies : the truth about your weight and your health, Glenn A. Gaesser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-256) and index
Contents
Weight: an unhealthy obsession -- How obesity got such a bad name -- Is obesity a killer disease? A closer look at the evidence -- Thinner may not be healthier -- "Ideal" height-weight tables: measuring the immeasurable -- Good body fat, bad body fat -- Weight loss for the overweight and obese: panacea or pound-foolish? -- Metabolic fitness: what it means, how to achieve it -- Exercise for metabolic fitness: shaping up without necessarily changing shape -- Nutrition for metabolic fitness
Control code
ocm49204884
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Updated ed
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780936077420
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002105583
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1123580
System control number
(OCoLC)49204884

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