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Why diets make us fat : the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss / Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D..

Aamodt, Sandra, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 613.25 AAM (Text) 34330513045626 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 12/23/2016
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 613.25 AAM (Text) 37323005267623 NONFIC Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 613.25 Aamodt (Text) 31208912454982 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781591847694
  • ISBN: 1591847699
  • Physical Description: viii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Current, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-281) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part One: The Trouble with Diets -- 1 The Diet Roller Coaster -- 2 Willpower Runs Out -- 3 How Diets Lead to Weight Gain -- 4 The Weight of Beauty -- 5 Our Brains Fight Weight Loss -- Part Two: Why We Gain Weight -- 6 Early Life and Adult Weight -- 7 Stress, Shame, and Stigma -- 8 When Calories Don't Count -- 9 Blame Your Ancestors -- 10 Follow the Money -- Part Three: A Better Way -- 11 Eat with Attention and Joy -- 12 Sleepwalking Through Dinner -- 13 Healthy Is Better Than Thin -- 14 Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Health -- 15 Good Habits Beat Good Intentions.
Summary, etc.: A neuroscientist uses her knowledge of brain science and biology to explain why dieting does not work and that a cycle of dieting and gaining is actually worse for one's health than being overweight.
Subject: Weight loss > Psychological aspects.
Weight gain.
Food habits > Psychological aspects.

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