Don't sell this as a short cut for those who want to reduce. It is a serious study, presented in pedantic terms, of the...

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OVERWEIGHT IS CURABLE

Don't sell this as a short cut for those who want to reduce. It is a serious study, presented in pedantic terms, of the causes of overweight, the correlation of appetite and emotional factors, childhood habits, heredity, etc. There is presentation of the relation of overweight to longevity, heart disease, diabetes, surgical risk, diseases of the digestive tract, pregnancy, nervousness, accident incidence, etc. The subject of treatment is liberally illustrated with charts providing for nutritional balance, differentials in energy expenditure, diets, menus.

Pub Date: Nov. 23, 1948

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Macmillan

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1948