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Fat Facts

April 25, 2011 Health At Every Size radio show

PegE (aka Dr. Elam) & Pat (aka the Queen) discussed fat-related information gleaned from several books and essays, including  Fat Politics: The Real Story Behind America's Obesity Epidemic by J. Eric Oliver, Ph.D., Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon, Ph.D., Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss -- and the Myths and Realities of Dieting by New York Times science reporter Gina Kolata, The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders by Peter Conrad, How Fat Works by Philip A. Wood, Cholas and Pishtacos: Stories of Race and Sex in the Andes by Mary J. Weismantel, & "Fat and Culture," an essay by Laura Kipnis in In Near Ruins: Cultural Theory At The End Of The Century.

Music includes "Freedom" by Suchi Waters Benjamin & "So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed" by Merle Travis.

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