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Tracking the Evolution of Our Growing Waistlines

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Author Deirdre Barrett talks about her book, Waistland: A (R)evolutionary View of Our Weight and Fitness Crisis. She explains how farming ruined our figures and our health. Barrett also offers advice on how to lose weight: eat less and exercise more.


Deirdre Barrett, an assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School; she is also the president of the Society for Psychological Hypnosis and a past president of the Association for the Study of Dreams

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A (R)evolutionary Science Behind Our Weight and Fitness Crisis

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