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Waistland

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

by Deirdre Barrett

Hardcover, 262 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $24.95 |

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

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Presents an evolutionary and scientific perspective on the current obesity epidemic and fitness craze, likening modern lifestyles to the challenges of the jungle where the human body was programmed to forage the foods it now craves, in a guide that recommends radical dietary changes in order to break food addiction and reprogram the body's natural appetites.

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