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Magic pill : the extraordinary benefits and disturbing risks of the new weight-loss drugs / Johann Hari.

Hari, Johann, (author.).


"The bestselling author of Lost Connections and Stolen Focus offers a revelatory look at the new drugs transforming weight loss as we know it--from his personal experience on Ozempic to our ability to heal our society's dysfunctional relationship with food, weight, and our bodies"--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593728635
  • ISBN: 0593728637
  • Physical Description: xxix, 288 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The holy grail -- Finding the treasure chest: How the drugs work -- Cheesecake park: Why we gained weight -- The death and rebirth of satiety: The strange connection between processed food and the new drugs -- Living in an inflamed state: What has happened to our bodies-and do these drugs reverse it? -- An old story repeating itself?: The risks of the old weight-loss drugs-and the new ones -- Why don't you diet and exercise instead?: The two biggest alternatives to weight-loss drugs-and why they have [mostly] failed -- The brain breakthrough: Good news for addiction, bad news for depression? -- What job was overeating doing for you?: The five reasons why we eat-and what happens when they are taken away from us -- I don't think you're in your body: How Ozempic made me realize I had to change -- Self-acceptance vs self-starvation?: What will these drugs mean for eating disorders? -- The forbidden body: What do these new drugs mean for stigma? -- Land that doesn't need Ozempic: what the Japanese do right-and how we can become like them -- Conclusion. The choices now: So what do we do, for us, and our kids? ; What you can do to improve the food system.
Subject: Weight loss.
Obesity > Treatment.
Weight loss > Psychological aspects.
Weight loss preparations.
Drugs > Side effects.
Weight Loss.
Anti-Obesity Agents.
Perte de poids.
Obésité > Traitement.
Perte de poids > Aspect psychologique.
Produits amaigrissants.
Médicaments > Effets secondaires.
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine.
Weight loss.
Genre: Informational works.
Documents d'information.

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Homer Public Library 613.25 HAR (Text) 000174396 New Books Checked out 07/23/2024

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