Fat Wars: The Inside Story of the Obesity Industry

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This title looks at the spread of obesity worldwide. It reveals the existence of a gene that causes obesity and looks at how medicine is dealing with the fat crisis with radical surgical techniques. It also looks at the culture behind the crisis.

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Ellen Ruppel Shell's startling investigation now in paperback edition, retitled and redesigned to maximise female readership, 'Nourishing but absolutely readable... This bookwill tell you why we've become overweight the world over, and what we can do about it.' Annalisa Barbieri, Independent

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Ellen Ruppel Shell is a correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and writes for Discover and the New York Times Magazine, among other publications. She is associate professor and co-director of the Program in Science Journalism at BostonUniversity.

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