Weight Loss Industry

Weight Loss Industry: Selected full-text books and articles

The Garden of Eating: Food, Sex, and the Hunger for Meaning
Jeremy Iggers.
Basic Books, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "The Gospel according to Weight Watchers"
Am I Thin Enough Yet? The Cult of Thinness and the Commercialization of Identity
Sharlene Hesse-Biber.
Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "There's No Business like the Body Business: Food, Dieting, and Recovery"
Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model
Carol Bloom; Andrea Gitter; Susan Gutwill; Laura Kogel; Lela Zaphiropoulos.
Perseus Books, 1994
Librarian’s tip: "The Diet Empire" begins on p. 32
Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic
Robert Pool.
Oxford University Press, 2001
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Eight "One Pill Makes You Larger, One Pill Makes You Small"
Weight Loss at a Cost: Implications of High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Diets
Gabel, Kathe A.; Lund, Robin J.
JOPERD--The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, Vol. 73, No. 2, February 2002
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The First Amendment and Diet Industry Advertising: How "Puffery" in Weight-Loss Advertisements Has Gone Too Far
Gross, Jennifer E.
Journal of Law and Health, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer 2006
The First Amendment and FTC Weight-Loss Advertising Regulation
Galloway, Chester S.
The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 37, No. 2, Winter 2003
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Conflicts of Interest and Hyperbole: Nutrition in the Media
Hampl, Jeffrey S.
Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Vol. 58, No. 4, Winter 2004
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The Beauty Myth and Female Consumers: The Controversial Role of Advertising
Stephens, Debra Lynn; Hill, Ronald Paul; Hanson, Cynthia.
The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 1, Summer 1994
PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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Fed Up: Women and Food in America
Catherine Manton.
Bergin & Garvey, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Disturbed Eating"
Starving for Salvation: The Spiritual Dimensions of Eating Problems among American Girls and Women
Michelle Mary Lelwica.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Less Fat, More Filling: Introducing Culture Lite" begins on p. 74
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