The New Science of Weight Loss – and the Myths and Realities of Dieting

June 26, 2007

Why do we get fat and what are the real risks of those extra pounds? New York Times science writer, Gina Kolata, examined America’s obsession with weight loss and found interesting connections to money, politics, and power. Kolata will join us this hour to discuss her new book “Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss – and the Myths and Realities of Dieting” (FSG, 2007).


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