The Obesity Myth: Why America’s Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health

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Gotham #ad - Used book in Good Condition. 35, 000 first printing. A provocative exposé of america's self-defeating war on obesity challenges conventional wisdom regarding the cultural, and political meaning of weight, how the media misinform the public, medical, arguing against the myth that falsely equates thinness with health and explaining why dieting is bad for the health, and the link between racial and body-based prejudice.

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Health Psychology

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Worth Publishers #ad - The thoroughly updated new edition builds on those strengths to provide an even more effective introduction to the psychology behind why we get sick, how we stay well, how we react to illness, and how we relate to the health care system and health care providers. Used book in Good Condition. In its first edition, emphasis on critical thinking, real-world applications, exquisite anatomical art, Richard Straub's text was acclaimed for its solid scientific approach, and complete media/supplements package.

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Psychosocial Assessment and Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Patients

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Routledge #ad - Bariatric surgery plays an important role in the treatment of obesity; in this comprehensive resource the worldwide leaders of the field provide the most up-to-date information on the psychosocial issues that affect their patients. This book is an essential reference for clinicians from the evaluation through the follow-up and aftercare of bariatric surgery patients.

. A distinctive chapter includes an overview of the special issues present in treating adolescents, who increasingly are the target of bariatric surgery procedures. Included is an overview and history of surgical procedures, how pre-weight loss surgery psychosocial evaluations can serve as clinical interventions in their own right, treatment planning, practical advice on topics such as physical activity and nutritional care after surgery, and how structured interviews and questionnaires can be used in multiple contexts such as screening, and essential information that allows clinicians to assist their clients as much as possible; for example, complete with illustrations, and prognostic assessment.

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Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight

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BenBella Books #ad - Dieting is the problem. Updated with the latest scientific research and even more powerful messages, and after reading it, Health at Every Size is not a diet book, you will be convinced the best way to win the war against fat is to give up the fight. Fat isn’t the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn’t match an impossible ideal is the problem.

You too can feel great in your body right now—and Health at Every Size will show you how. Used book in Good Condition. Tune in to your body’s expert guidance. Used book in Good Condition. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that help you to feel good. Health at every Size has been scientifically proven to boost health and self-esteem.

Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight #ad - The program was evaluated in a government-funded academic study, its data published in well-respected scientific journals. A medical establishment that equates “thin” with “healthy” is the problem. The solution? Health at Every Size. Find the joy in movement.

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Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight

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BenBella Books #ad - It’s time for a cease-fire in the war against obesity. Dr. They also help make sense of how poverty and oppression—such as racism, homophobia, and classism—affect life opportunity, self-worth, and even influence metabolism. Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn’t have to be. Mainstream health science has let you down.

Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence. You’ve heard it before: there’s a global health crisis, unless we make some changes, and, we’re in trouble. In a mad dash to shrink our bodies, many of us get so caught up in searching for the perfect diet, exercise program, or surgical technique that we lose sight of our original goal: improved health and well-being.

Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight #ad - The real crisis lies in the toxic stigma placed on certain bodies and the impact of living with inequality—not the numbers on a scale. Popular methods for weight loss don’t get us there and lead many people to feel like failures when they can’t match unattainable body standards. Used book in Good Condition.

Linda Bacon and Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Lucy aphramor’s body respect debunks common myths about weight, that fatness necessarily leads to disease, including the misconceptions that BMI can accurately measure health, and that dieting will improve health.

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The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook

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New Harbinger Publications #ad - Used book in Good Condition. If you are ready to throw in your hat and give up on dieting for good, take heart. Based on the authors’ best-selling book, Intuitive Eating, this workbook can show you how. The intuitive eating workbook offers a new way of looking at food and mealtime by showing you how to recognize your body’s natural hunger signals.

Used book in Good Condition. Structured around the ten principles of intuitive eating, develop positive body image, the mindful approach in this workbook encourages you to abandon unhealthy weight control behaviors, and—most importantly—stop feeling distressed around food!You were born with all the wisdom you need for eating intuitively.

This book will help you reconnect with that wisdom and ultimately change your life—one meal at a time. You can enjoy food again—you just need to pay attention to your body’s natural hunger cues. Do you use food to comfort yourself during stressful times? The Intuitive Eating Workbook offers a comprehensive, evidence-based program to help you develop a healthy relationship with food, pay attention to cues of hunger and satisfaction, and cultivate a profound connection with your mind and body.

The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook #ad - Have you tried fad diet after fad diet, only to gain weight back? maybe you’ve tried the protein diet only to move on to vegetables only? Raw almonds and coconut water every forty-five minutes instead of big meals? Or perhaps you’ve tried counting calories, but the numbers on the scale still don’t add up.

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Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic

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Oxford University Press #ad - Our government tells us we are experiencing a major health crisis, with sixty percent of Americans classified as overweight, and one in four as obese. But how valid are these claims? In Fat Politics, J. New harbinger. Eric oliver shows how a handful of doctors, with financial backing from the drug and weight-loss industries, government bureaucrats, and health researchers, have campaigned to create standards that mislead the public.

Oliver goes on to examine why it is that Americans despise fatness and explores why, despite this revulsion, we continue to gain weight. Used book in Good Condition. Our concern with obesity, he writes, bureaucratic politics, is fueled more by social prejudice, and industry profit than by scientific fact.

Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic #ad - It is essential reading for anyone with a stake in the nation's--or their own--good health. It seems almost daily we read newspaper articles and watch news reports exposing the growing epidemic of obesity in America. Fat politics will topple your most basic assumptions about obesity and health. They mislabel more than sixty million Americans as "overweight, " inflate the health risks of being fat, and promote the idea that obesity is a killer disease.

Used book in Good Condition. Misinformation pushes millions of Americans towards dangerous surgeries, crash diets, while we ignore other, and harmful diet drugs, more real health problems.

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The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - When we act from this truth on a global scale, which is the opportunity for a more just, equitable, we usher in the transformative opportunity of radical self-love, and compassionate world--for us all. To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves.

. The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace. Kimberlé crenshaw, african american policy forum "taylor invites us to break up with shame, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, to deepen our literacy, and to liberate our practice of celebrating every body and never apologizing for this body that is mine and takes care of me so well.

The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love #ad - Alicia garza, cocreator of the black lives matter global Network and Strategy + Partnerships Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance"Her manifesto on radical self-love is life altering--required reading for anyone who struggles with body image. Claire foster, foreword reviewHumans are a varied and divergent bunch with all manner of beliefs, morals, and bodies.

New harbinger. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. World-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength.

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The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy

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Harper Wave #ad - Irreverent and empowering, the f*ck It Diet is call to arms for anyone who feels guilt or pain over food, weight, or their body. What’s the secret anti-diet? Eat. New harbinger. Honor your appetite and listen to your hunger. In fact, our bodies are hardwired against it. Used book in Good Condition. Trust that your body knows what it is doing.

Why can’t we stick to our simple plan of grapefruit and tuna fish??? Why are we so hungry? What is wrong with us??? We berate ourselves for being lazy and weak, double down on our belief that losing weight is the key to our everlasting happiness, and resolve to do better tomorrow. Whatever you want. Oh, and don’t forget to rest, breathe, and be kind to yourself while you’re at it.

The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy #ad - Once you get yourself out of survival mode, it will become easier and easier to eat what your body really needs—a healthier relationship with food ultimately leads to a healthier you. Used book in Good Condition. So fuck eating like that. In the f*ck it diet, caroline dooner tackles the inherent flaws of dieting and diet culture, and offers readers a counterintuitively simple path to healing their physical, emotional, and mental relationship with food.

It’s time to give up the shame and start thriving. An ex-yo-yo dieter herself, dooner knows how terrifying it can be to break free of the vicious cycle, she shows readers that a sustainable, but with her signature sharp humor and compassion, easy relationship with food is possible.

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Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living

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Seal Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Things no one will tell fat Girls is a manifesto and call to arms for women of all sizes and ages. Used book in Good Condition. Seal press CA. With the same straightforward tone that catapulted her to national attention when she wrote a public letter addressing the sexist comments of Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO, digestible, Jes shares personal experiences along with in-depth research in a way that is approachable, and empowering.

Featuring notable guest authors, learn to love their bodies, and join the most progressive, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is an invitation for all women to reject fat prejudice, and life-changing revolution there is: the movement to change the world by loving their bodies. New harbinger. With smart and spirited eloquence, fight against fat-shaming, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health.

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You Have the Right to Remain Fat

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The Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - Seal press CA. Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. New harbinger. Used book in Good Condition. Ever since, she’s been helping others to do the same. Used book in Good Condition. In concise and candid language, she delves into unlearning fatphobia, dismantling sexist notions of fashion, and how to reject diet culture’s greatest lie: that fat people need to wait before beginning their best lives.

Tovar is hungry for a world where bodies are valued equally, food is free from moral judgment, and you can jiggle through life with respect. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it―and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again.

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