The fattening of America: how the economy makes us fat, if it matters, and what to do about it

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In The Fattening of America, renowned health economist Eric Finkelstein, along with business writer Laurie Zuckerman, reveal how the U.S. economy has become the driving force behind our expanding waistlines. Blending theory, research, and engaging personal anecdotes the authors discuss how declining food costs'especially for high-calorie, low-nutrient foods'and an increasing usage of technology, which make Americans more sedentary, has essentially led us to eat more calories than we burn off.
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title_displayThe fattening of America : how the economy makes us fat, if it matters, and what to do about it
title_fullThe fattening of America : how the economy makes us fat, if it matters, and what to do about it / Eric A. Finkelstein and Laurie Zuckerman
The fattening of America : how the economy makes us fat, if it matters, and what to do about it / Eric A. Finkelstein, Laurie Zuckerman
The fattening of America [electronic resource] : how the economy makes us fat, if it matters, and what to do about it / Eric A. Finkelstein, Laurie Zuckerman
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