Fat in the Fifties: America’s First Obesity Crisis

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Author: Nicolas Rasmussen
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 200
Language: english
Year: 2019
ISBN 10: 1421428717
ISBN 13: 9781421428710
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company identified obesity as the leading cause of premature death in the United States in the 1930s, but it wasn't until 1951 that the public health and medical communities finally recognized it as "America's Number One Health...