- Author:Laura Fraser
- Publisher:Plume (May 1, 1998)
- Subcategory:Diets & Weight Loss
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Her articles have appeared in many national publications, including Vogue, Glamour, Mirabella, Mademoiselle, and the San Francisco Examiner. She lives in San Francisco, California.
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The thoroughness of this book makes it a slow slog of a read, unless the reader is highly motivated to learn all the grim details of the diet industry.
She is so thorough in investigating her subject that the book occasionally gets bogged down in its own surfeit of information. The thoroughness of this book makes it a slow slog of a read, unless the reader is highly motivated to learn all the grim details of the diet industry. She sets out to convince you to forgo impossible weight-loss miracles and take the non-diet path to healthy eating and an active lifestyle, including a final chapter on "The Anti-Diet: 10 Steps to a Healthier Body and Attitude. It's all common sense (1. Stop dieting. Rebel against the diet culture).
The book goes behind the closed doors of the diet industry and reveals what's really going on in the world of. .Losing it is about the millions of Americans struggling with weight problems and never knowing where to turn for assistance.
The book goes behind the closed doors of the diet industry and reveals what's really going on in the world of dieting. This book really is a wake-up call to all those who have fallen into the American diet trap. Laura Fraser has seen all the advertisements and tried most of the miracle cures. She's been there and done her homework.
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Fraser's reporting takes her inside doctors' offices, marketing seminars . In this powerful and fascinating book, Fraser. The author of "Losing It: False Hopes & Fat Profits in the Diet Industry", she lives in San Francisco. Библиографические данные.
Fraser's reporting takes her inside doctors' offices, marketing seminars, weight-loss spas, and medical conferences. The results are eye-opening, dramatic - and entertaining.
The history of dieting is a fairly similar tale. Losing It: False Hopes and Fat Profits in the Diet Industry by Laura Fraser
The history of dieting is a fairly similar tale. It may have started earlier and had different players, but there are certain tropes in this story that bear a similar stink. Those Who Do Not Know Dieting’s Past Are Condemned To Repeatedly Diet. There was actually a time, even here in America, when fatness wasn’t considered a problem. Losing It: False Hopes and Fat Profits in the Diet Industry by Laura Fraser. Fat Shame: Stigma and the Fat Body in American Culture by Amy Erdman Farrell.
Losing it: False hopes and fat profits in the diet industry. Sex roles in advertising: Acomparison of television advertisements in Australia, Mexico, and the United States. Journal of Marketing, 52, 75-85. Hall, . & Crum, M. (1994).
Following the book's release, Fraser made appearances on the Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, MTV, CNN, and MSNBC