Author(s): Peter Gluckman & Mark Hanson
'Why are we losing the war against obesity and chronic disease?'
This is the simple question Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson ask, exploring the dominant myth that the exploding epidemic of obesity, heart disease and diabetes can be tackled by focusing on adult life styles.
1. Blinkers and biases; 2. Fat Chances; 3. The Origins of Obesity; 4. Now We Are Sick; 5. The Thin Line; 6. Genes Aren't Us; 7. The Child is Father To the Man; 8. Trouble Ahead; 9. Taking Sugar; 10. Breaking Fate; 11. From Words to Action; 12. A Call to Action; 13. Seeing and believing - the fat emperor has no clothes