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Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss--and the Myths and Realities of Dieting

 
 
 
 
Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss--and the Myths and Realities of Dieting
Author: Gina Kolata
ISBN 13: 9780312427856
ISBN 10: 312427859
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: 2008-04-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $20.00
 
 

In this eye-opening audiobook, "New York Times" science writer Kolata shows that societys obsession with dieting and weight loss is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power, trends, and impossible ideals. Unabridged. 8 CDs.


— The New York Times - Emily Bazelon

Here [Kolata s] argument is eminently sensible: Sure, shape up your body. But mostly, make your peace with it.