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The secret life of fat : the science behind the body's least understood organ and what it means for you / Sylvia Tara, PhD.

Tara, Sylvia, author. (Author).
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780393244830
  • ISBN: 0393244830
  • Physical Description: xiv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-224) and index.
Contents: Skinny jeans -- Our changing views of fat -- All about fat. The foundation : fat does more than you think ; Fat can talk ; Your life depends on fat ; When good fat goes bad ; How fat fights to stay on you -- It is not only food that makes us fat. Bacteria and viruses : microscopic in size, giant in effect ; I blame my parents : genes in obesity ; I am woman, I have fat ; Fat can listen -- So what is the solution? Fat control I : how you can do it ; Mind over fat ; Fat control II : how I do it ; The future of fat.
Summary, etc.: Blends historical perspectives with cutting-edge research to examine body fat as a critical endocrine organ that can be better understood and managed when recognized as a necessary component of human health.
Subject: Fat.
Fat > Health aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Women's Health.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology.

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