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📒Fat ✍ Deborah Lupton
✏Fat Book Summary : In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and treated with derision and even repulsion. Medical and public health experts insist that an 'obesity epidemic' exists and that fatness is a pathological condition which should be prevented and controlled. Fat is a book about why the fat body has become so reviled and viewed as diseased, the target of such intense discussion and debate about ways to reduce its size down to socially and medically acceptable dimensions. It is also about the lived experience of fat embodiment: how does it feel to be fat in a fat-phobic society? Deborah Lupton explores fat as a cultural artefact: a bodily substance or body shape that is given meaning by complex and shifting systems of ideas, practices, emotions, material objects and interpersonal relationships. Fat reviews current scholarship and research into obesity discourse and politics, drawing upon critical perspectives offered in the humanities and social sciences and by fat activism and the size acceptance movement. It will be an engaging introduction for the interested general reader, as well as for students across the humanities and social sciences.
📒Fat History ✍ Peter N. Stearns
✏Fat History Book Summary : The modern struggle against fat cuts deeply and pervasively into American culture. Dieting, weight consciousness, and widespread hostility toward obesity form one of the fundamental themes of modern life. Fat History explores the meaning of fat in contemporary Western society and illustrates how progressive changes, such as growth in consumer culture, increasing equality for women, and the refocusing of women's sexual and maternal roles have influenced today's obsession with fat. Brought up-to-date with a new preface and filled with narrative anecdotes, Fat History explores fat's transformation from a symbol of health and well-being to a sign of moral, psychological, and physical disorder.
📒Nutribase Guide To Fat And Cholesterol ✍ Nutribase
✏NutriBase Guide to Fat and Cholesterol Book Summary : A handy resource assists readers in making healthy and smart food choices by listing the saturated and unsaturated fats, calories, and cholesterol for a wide variety of foods. Original.
📒Fight The Fat ✍ Ben Tan
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📒Fat ✍ Kit Reed
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📒Fat Digestion And Absorption ✍ Armand B. Christophe
✏Fat Digestion and Absorption Book Summary : In recent years, knowledge of fat digestion and absorption has expanded considerably. More insight has been gained in the structure -- function relationship and mechanisms of action of several lipolytic enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract, their contribution to fat absorption in several physiological and pathological conditions, and their possible involvement in the process of colon carcinogenesis. This book intends to give the reader an up-to-date view of several aspects of fat digestion and absorption and describes potential and realized applications of the new insights.
📒From Fat To Fit ✍ Carole Carson
✏From Fat to Fit Book Summary : This guide chronicles how one woman’s very public journey to lose weight mushroomed into a community quest to get fit. At the age of 60, Carole Carson broke the taboo of speaking about obesity when she openly admitted her shame and guilt about being fat and out of shape on the front page of the local newspaper. As she recounted her transformation from butterball to butterfly in a weekly newspaper column, she gradually inspired more than 1,000 people in her Northern California community to join her. People who had struggled with weight loss and fitness suddenly found that when they joined with their friends and neighbors they could accomplish together what they could not do by themselves. They learned a completely new way of living and discovered that getting fit was fun and in the process lost the equivalent of a school bus! Through the guide’s seven-step process, among other practical strategies and resources, readers will find a framework for duplicating the Nevada County Meltdown’s successes in their respective communities—their congregation, their office, their friends and family—realizing the power of partnership and revitalizing their ties with each other.
📒A Matter Of Fat ✍ Rosemary Stanton
✏A Matter of Fat Book Summary : Andrew Hills, Associate Professor of the School of Human Movement Studies at Australia's Queensland University of Technology, and nutritionist Rosemary Stanton offer parents a guide to helping children and adolescents maintain a desirable body weight.
📒Fat ✍ Rob Grant
✏Fat Book Summary : Rob Grant's new novel is a revelation. After INCOMPETENCE we would all have expected a killingly funny satire. And in its satire of our obsession with body image, of how the media makes us what we are FAT is certainly that. But in its depiction of Grenville, a fat man at his wits end with the need to be thin; of Hayleigh, a teenage girl obsessed with her terror of being fat and of Jeremy, the self-absorbed, self-adoring 'conceptualist' employed to promote the government's new 'Fat Farms' Rob Grant has given us, yes a very, very funny book, but also an immensely moving and personal novel about how we all feel about our bodies. As Grenville deals with the humilation and daily indignity of being fat, as Hayleigh struggles to deal with her anorexia and as Jeremy comes to terms with the dangerous lies at the centre of the government's new health regime FAT takes us on a hilarious and thought-provoking journey through our all-consuming obession with fat. This is a hilariously moving, movingly hilarious novel and marks a massive step-change in Rob Grant's growth as a writer. Here is a hugely commerical new voice in mainstream, high concept, high in poly-saturates, commercial fiction. It's also safe to say that with this new novel, he's writing about what he knows ...
📒Fat Fame And Life With Father ✍ Deirdre Barnard
✏Fat Fame and Life with Father Book Summary : This is the story of Deirdre Barnard - champion water-skier, daughter of pioneering heart surgeon Chris Barnard, woman in her own right. In this wise and funny book, Deirdre Barnard stands up and tells it like it is - about life in the Barnard family as they coped with the successes and losses that befell them, about the heartless intrusions into privacy that were the flip side of fame, about bereavement and true friendship and the sustaining power of family. Deirdre Barnard is an entertaining and courageously forthright storyteller with a wicked wit. This is a moving account of her sometimes painful but ultimately uplifting personal journey; its compassion and humour will touch us all.