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Author Cohen, Deborah (Deborah Ann)

Title A big fat crisis : the hidden forces behind the obesity epidemic - and how we can end it / Deborah A. Cohen
Published New York : Nation Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents Human Nature and Food. It's not your fault ; The limits of self-control ; The overwhelmed brain ; Eating is automatic. -- The Food Environment. Abundant and cheap ; A food desert? : try a swamp ; Marketing obesity. -- An Alternate Vision. A plea for change: we are all in this together ; A safer food environment ; The supermarket of the future ; Fit and fat: what about physical activity? ; In the meantime: what individuals can do -- Healthier meal guidelines for adults and children
Summary The obesity epidemic is a public health crisis. Ending it requires a fresh perspective and clear solutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Obesity -- Government policy -- United States.
Obesity -- United States -- Prevention.
Obesity -- United States.
Overweight persons -- Social aspects -- United States.
Health planning -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306435862
1568589654 (electronic bk.)
9781306435864 (MyiLibrary)
9781568589657 (electronic bk.)