'Julie Guthman' on Serious Eats

Serious Reads: Weighing In, by Julie Guthman

Julie Guthman, a well-known food scholar, has just released a new book that turns all of our assumptions about obesity on their heads. In Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism, she addresses the issue of obesity with new eyes. Her argument is that our current accepted knowledge about obesity is incomplete, and that better health starts with asking better questions about our food system and food culture. More

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