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The World is Fat: The Fads, Trends, Policies, and Products That Are Fatteningthe Human Race

Popkin, Barry

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ISBN 10: 1583333134 / ISBN 13: 9781583333136
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Title: The World is Fat: The Fads, Trends, Policies...

Publisher: Avery

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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An evaluation of the growing rates of overweight humans in the modern world contends that obesity is occurring as a result of an unprecedented collision of human biology with trends in technology, globalization, and the food industry, in an account that compares today's lifestyles with those of fifty years ago to identify key influences.

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Barry Popkinis the Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition at the University of North Carolina and the director of the UNC Interdisciplinary Obesity Center. His research has spanned all continents over the past thirty years. His work has been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, including The New York Times, The Wall Steet Journal, USA Today, and Scientific American.

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