[The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager

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Summary The Hundred Year Diet ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager A lively cultural history of the American weight loss industry that explores the origins of our obsession with dietingAs a nation battling an obesity epidemic we spend than 35 billion annually on diets and diet regimens Our weight is making us sick unhappy and bigger than ever and we are willing to hand over our hard earned money to fix the problem But most people don’t know that the diet industry started cashing. I was hoping for a fun romp through the crazy fad diets of the last several hundred years This exists for the first couple of chapters but it really uite short on each diet Nevertheless this part is pretty interesting and a good discussion of dieting culture most Americans truly had no clue how to eat anyAnd then a rant about obesity in America with no reference to the fact that it could be related to that one extremely insightful uote Or to the fact that yoyo dieting leaves most people heavier than they started which Yager even discusses but does not in anyway connect to her hundred page rant about obesity By the way in case you re living on the moon obesity is a problem in America and this is somehow thought to be novel enough to be worth several chaptersAnd then I got even frustrated as the last three chapters where Yager is completely credulous about organic food and

Summary The Hundred Year Diet

The Hundred Year Diet

Summary The Hundred Year Diet ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager Tion it was an Ascetic Nation valuing convenience over culinary delightLearn how one of the best fed countries in the world developed some of the worst nutritional habits and why the respect for food evident in other nations is lacking in America Filled with food history cultural trivia and unforgettable personalities The Hundred Year Diet sheds new light on an overlooked piece of our weight loss puzzle its origins. Lots of interesting information here about the beginnings of America s obsession with diet weights and the evils of food I would have liked detail about the different diet doctors because those sections were fascinatingI felt that it ran out of steam in the end Yager doesn t have anything very interesting to say about the current food landscape and I thought her conclusion that everyone was going to start listening to Michael Pollan and stop buying so much processed food was wildly unfounded People watching cooking as a spectator sport on the Food Network does NOT mean that they are going to change the way they eat as she contends if anything those shows just underline food preparation as something only professionals do not a task suited to home cooks She also seems to think that losing weight and keeping it off long term is a simple proposition if only it were I would h

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Summary The Hundred Year Diet ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager In long before the advent of the WhopperThe Hundred Year Diet is the story of America’s preoccupation with diet deprivation and weight loss From the groundbreaking measurement of the calorie to World War I voluntary rationing to the Atkins craze Susan Yager traces our relationship with food weight culture science and religion She reveals that long before America became a Fast Food Nation or even a Weight Loss Na. Synopsis A nonfiction book that looks at how American s have been looking at weight and diets historically with the major focus on views since World War IMy rating45Overall I enjoyed this book and found it insightful and interesting The book was approximately 250 pages and there were times it became repetitive or I was ready for the topic to move forward before it did I think this is something I find often occurs in nonfiction presumably because an author is trying to reiterate their points The repetition and occasional dragging of the book didn t significantly hinder my enjoyment This book looks at the primary diets we use today and their origins Not surprisingly most of the diets in use are diets that were created long ago They are re branded repackaged and tweaked however they are or less the same Rest assured that all diets work to a degree assuming you can follow the


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  1. says: Summary The Hundred Year Diet Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager

    Summary The Hundred Year Diet [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary I was disappointed in this It starts out well cataloging the insane diets of the 1800s and on you realize just how nutty Americans have been about food for uite a long time The discussions are all really superficial however which was especially frustrating since the book is relatively short There would have been room for a much de

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    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager I was interested in this book because I am in the middle of a medically supervised diet plan to try to take off the last few decade's worth of excess weight I don't recall how I had slipped onto the road to obesity in middle age but I do remember the half measures I'd tried to get myself off of it on my own It seemed clear that it was all a

  3. says: [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager

    Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager I was hoping for a fun romp through the crazy fad diets of the last several hundred years This exists for the first couple of chapters but it really uite short on each diet Nevertheless this part is pretty interesting and a good discussion of dieting culture most Americans truly had no clue how to eat anyAnd then a rant about obesit

  4. says: [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager Summary The Hundred Year Diet

    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Synopsis A nonfiction book that looks at how American's have been looking at weight and diets historically with the major focus on views since World War IMy rating45Overall I enjoyed this book and found it insightful and interesting

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    Summary The Hundred Year Diet [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary As the lengthy title explains this is a book about the American uest for a solution to being overweight including diets both faddish and sensible bizarre euipment pills manufactured foods and It starts a little over 100 years ago when the first fad diets in the US developed as part of certain evangelical Christian practices Eventu

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    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager First this book was AMAZING I usually don't gush over non fiction books because on average they tend to be dense dry books that take a lot of will power to get through THIS book is different It is so well written it reads like a novel a real page turner The Hundred Year Diet is a straight forward plain language simple to understand history of America's diet since the mid 19th century Ms Yager definitely took her time and did her

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    Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager I'm not exactly sure what it was I expected of this book It was not at all what I thought it would be that is just fine with me All I can say is it was a real eye opener I had no idea that American's were on diets for such a long time

  8. says: [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager

    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ½ Susan Yager Susan Yager ½ 8 Summary Lots of interesting information here about the beginnings of America's obsession with diet weights and the evils of food I would have liked detail about the different diet doctors because those sections were fascinatingI felt that it ran out of steam in the end Yager doesn't have anything very interesting to say about the current food landscape and I thought her conclusion that everyone was going to start liste

  9. says: [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager

    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager Goodreads win Looks like it will be an interesting read The Hundred Year Diet American's Voracious Appetite for Losing Weight turned out to be pretty good I enjoyed the reading first half of the book which took you through a few decades of dieting regimens that sounds absolutely ridiculous now I loved learning something new about America's dieting history Crazy stuff folks used to do to reduce The last few chapters were

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    [The Hundred Year Diet] Free ã Susan Yager As the title suggests The Hundred Year Diet covers the history of dieting in America from about World War I to the present

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  • The Hundred Year Diet
  • Susan Yager
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  • 06 February 2019
  • 9781605290874