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Author Berg, Francie M.

Title Women afraid to eat : breaking free in today's weight-obsessed world / Frances M. Berg ; edited by Kendra Rosencrans
Published Hettinger, ND : Healthy Weight Network, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.250973 Ber/Wat  AVAILABLE
Description 376 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Fear of food, fear of fat -- Our culture fails to nurture women -- Dysfunctional eating disrupts normal life -- Eating disorders shatter women's lives -- Weights continue to rise -- Prejudice punishes large women -- Living in starvation mode -- The risks of losing weight -- Food and activity choices intensify problems -- How the diet industry exerts control -- Health at any size -- It's about you -- The joy of active living -- Eating well -- Celebrating size diversity -- Creating a more nurturing culture -- Prevention and treatment -- Call to action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-368) and index
Notes English
Subject Overweight women -- Psychology.
Obesity -- Social aspects.
Obesity -- United States.
Overweight women -- United States.
Eating disorders.
Body image.
Author Rosencrans, Kendra.
LC no. 00700420
ISBN 0918532639
0918532620 paperback