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Magic pill : the extraordinary benefits and disturbing risks of the new weight-loss drugs / Johann Hari.

Hari, Johann, (author.).

"The bestselling author of Lost Connections and Stolen Focus offers a revelatory look at the new drugs transforming weight loss as we know it--from his personal experience on Ozempic to our ability to heal our society's dysfunctional relationship with food, weight, and our bodies"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593728635
  • ISBN: 0593728637
  • Physical Description: xxix, 288 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Finding the treasure chest: how the drugs work -- Cheesecake park: why we gained weight -- The death and rebirth of satiety: the strange connection between processed food and the new drugs -- Living in an inflamed state: what has happened to our bodies--and do these drugs reverse it? -- An old story repeating itself?: the risks of the old weight-loss drugs--and the new ones -- Why don't you diet and exercise instead?: the two biggest alternatives to weight-loss drugs--and why they have [mostly] failed -- The brain breakthrough: good news for addiction, bad news for depression? -- What job was overeating doing for you?: the five reasons why we eat--and what happens when they are taken away from us -- I don't think you're in your body: How Ozempic made me realize I had to change -- Self-acceptance vs self-starvation?: what will these drugs mean for eating disorders? -- The forbidden body: what do these new drugs mean for stigma? -- Land that doesn't need Ozempic: what the Japanese do right--and how we can become like them -- The choices now: so what do we do, for us, and our kids.What can you do to improve the food system.
Subject: Weight loss.
Obesity > Treatment.

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