Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences by Rebecca Jane WeinsteinFat Kids: Truth and Consequences by Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences

byRebecca Jane Weinstein

Hardcover | October 16, 2014

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Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences is an informational vault of deeply personal tales and essential information, focusing on the lives, questions, and concerns of parents and children living in a childhood obesity crisis. Unlike most books about weight, however, Fat Kids is not a dieting or weight loss how-to; it instead explores the true human experiences and often untold science outside the current political positioning on children and weight.  This book powerfully combines interviews, relevant research, social anecdotes, personal author accounts, and the reality of children struggling with weight, to create a narrative that is profoundly poignant, accessible, and essential for understanding our current war on fat. Fat Kids is a truly unique work; all other books focusing on children and weight are solely focused only on diet and weight loss. This book, with its empathetic point of view, raw emotion, and solid information, is a necessary voice in the literary scene.
Rebecca Jane Weinstein is the author of three books including Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences, part of the Fat Books series. She has also written for numerous national publications. Rebecca is the founder of PeopleOfSize.com, an online community and social networking site which provides information, support, and interaction for people...
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Title:Fat Kids: Truth and ConsequencesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:350 pages, 9.11 × 6.22 × 1.07 inPublished:October 16, 2014Publisher:Beaufort BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0825307252

ISBN - 13:9780825307256

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As a one-time fat kid still scalded by memories of diets, ridicule, shame, and anziety, and as a grown-up raising daughters in a society still preoccupied with a patently unhealthy ideal, I found Fat Kids to be both a consolation and a not-always-nostalgic walk down memory lane. Informative, surprising, movin, and funny--sometimes all at once--this book is an essential read for fat kids and the people who love them, and should be an obligatory one for everyone else.