Two whole cakes: How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body

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Powerful polemic, encouraging women to ditch their self-loathing calorie counting and embrace the fashionable fat woman within. Readers will devour Kinzel's refreshing approach to body image. Focusing on issues of size acceptance, feminism, gender studies and body images, Kinzel offers a range of alternatives to shame based views on fat and obesity. Actual statistics and facts about prescription diet remedies and weight loss programs are revealed. Kinzel challanges stereotypes and insists on issues of size and consumption being a personal choice.
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title Two whole cakes : How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body
title_display Two whole cakes : how to stop dieting and learn to love your body
title_full Two Whole Cakes How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body, Two whole cakes : how to stop dieting and learn to love your body / Lesley Kinzel
title_short Two whole cakes :
title_sort two whole cakes how to stop dieting and learn to love your body
title_sub How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body
topic Body image in women, Nonfiction, Overweight women Psychology, Self-Improvement, Self-esteem in women
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