A well-written, scientifically sound, and balanced synthesis of the panoply of factors which have driven the current global epidemic of obesity. -- Lawrence J. Cheskin, MD, FACP, FTOS, Director, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center, author of Losing Weight for Good: Developing Your Personal Plan of Action
Robyn Toomath, MD, is the clinical director of general medicine at Auckland Hospital, the former president of the New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes, and the founder of Fight the Obesity Epidemic.
This book reviews the barriers to real, lasting weight loss and what can be done about them, and is recommended for any health collection concerned about weight management. * Donovan's Bookshelf * The Obesity Epidemic is a concise, evidence-based examination of obesity in the modern world... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates, professionals, and general readers. * Choice *