Obesity: Comfort vs. Discontent
by David F. Marks
Publisher: Smashwords 2016
Number of pages: 120
Two billion people are overweight or living with obesity. David F Marks, PhD, proposes a powerful new explanation of the obesity epidemic and reveals some brutal truths about the condition. The theory focuses on a universal feature of living beings, homeostasis, and the potential for its disruption.
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The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
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