World Health Crises: Obesity
(see also World Health Crises)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Goodman, Ellen. "It's hard to stay trim in an all-you-can-eat nation," San Jose Mercury News (7/28/03):7B.
Lanou, Amy Joy. & Patrick Sullivan. "U.S. food pyramid scheme: offer real fat-fighting advice," San Jose Mercury (11/10/03):7B.
Peck, Don. "The weight of the world," Atlantic Monthly (6/03):38-39. Rapidly emerging world-wide epidemic of obesity, as serious in many poor countries as in rich.
Yeoman, Barry. "Unhappy meals," Mother Jones (1-2/03): 41-45. On fat-laden school lunches.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Lappé, Frances Moore. Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet (NY: Tarcher Putnam, 2003).
Greg Critser. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World (Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2003).
Levenstein, Harvey. Revolution At The Table: The Transformation of the American Diet (Berkeley: U of California, 2003).
_______________. Paradox of Plenty: A Social History of Eating in Modern America (Berkeley: U of California, 2003).
Nestle, Marion. Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition & Health (Berkeley : U. of California, 2002).
Patton, Cindy. Fatal Advice: How Safe-Sex Education Went Wrong (Durham, NC : Duke U. ,1996)