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The Secret Life of Fat : The Science Behind the Bodys Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You
by Sylvia Tara


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Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing--and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least-understood part of our body.

Despite popular perception, fat has multiple positive functions. Dr. Sylvia Tara reveals that fat is not just excess weight but actually a dynamic, smart, and self-sustaining organ that influences everything from aging and immunity to mood and fertility.
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Overview

Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing--and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least-understood part of our body.

Despite popular perception, fat has multiple positive functions. Dr. Sylvia Tara reveals that fat is not just excess weight but actually a dynamic, smart, and self-sustaining organ that influences everything from aging and immunity to mood and fertility. Using cutting-edge research and riveting case studies, Tara illustrates fat's incredible capabilities for self-defense. Exploring the unexpected ways viruses, hormones, sleep, and genetics impact fat, she uncovers the true secret to losing weight: working with your fat, not against it.The Secret Life of Fat shows how we can finally control our fat by understanding how it works.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393354973
  • ISBN-10: 0393354970
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: December 2017
  • Page Count: 288


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