Big Fat Lies: The Truth about Your Weight and Your Health

Big Fat Lies: The Truth about Your Weight and Your Health

by Glenn A. Gaesser
     
 

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In this authoritative, easy-to-read book, Glenn Gaesser, an exercise physiologist, challenges the conventional wisdom that excess body fat poses a danger to health. He explains that it is the fat in your diet — not your weight — that is harmful, and presents scientific evidence of the benefits of body fat. In addition, Gaesser presents a “20/20

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In this authoritative, easy-to-read book, Glenn Gaesser, an exercise physiologist, challenges the conventional wisdom that excess body fat poses a danger to health. He explains that it is the fat in your diet — not your weight — that is harmful, and presents scientific evidence of the benefits of body fat. In addition, Gaesser presents a “20/20 program” for achieving optimal health and metabolic fitness through 20 minutes of daily moderate exercise and a complex-carbohydrate eating plan. This edition includes a new introduction and updated research. “Challenges the common beliefs that ‘thin is best’ and ‘weight loss improves health.’ ” — Pat Lyons, author of Great Shape

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780936077420
Publisher:
Gurze Books
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
1,123,224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.69(d)

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