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The Forbidden Body: Why Being Fat Is Not a Sin

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The Forbidden Body: Why Being Fat Is Not a Sin - Bovey, Shelley
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Being fat is not a sin, but, argues Shelley Bovey, most overweight women are made to feel otherwise. Shelley Bovey exposes the damaging nature of fat discrimination in all its forms, and reveals that this is a greater threat to a woman's physical and mental health than any of the medical risks associated with being fat. She puts tough questions to top surgeons, "dieticians" and others with a vested interest in women who wanted to be thinner and she talks to doctors who confess that prejudice rather than scientific fact ...

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The Forbidden Body: Why Being Fat Is Not a Sin 1994, Pandora Press

ISBN-13: 9780044408710

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