The Seven Deadly Sins of Obesity: How the Modern World Is Making Us Fat

The Seven Deadly Sins of Obesity: How the Modern World Is Making Us Fat

by Jane Dixon
     
 

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Argues that the skyrocketing increase in obesity levels is not caused by individuals’ moral weakness, but is due to modern society lacking the virtues necessary for people to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. In a fresh and highly original approach, the book proceeds to identify a set of seven social and environmental ‘sins’ that characterize

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Argues that the skyrocketing increase in obesity levels is not caused by individuals’ moral weakness, but is due to modern society lacking the virtues necessary for people to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. In a fresh and highly original approach, the book proceeds to identify a set of seven social and environmental ‘sins’ that characterize our contemporary world, and then describes how each impacts on the level of obesity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780868409559
Publisher:
UNSW Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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