Health & Weight Bibliography

    Note: Books can be found in libraries, bookstores, or by mail from:
    Amplestuff, P.O. Box 116, Bearsville, NY 12409 PH: 845-679-3316.
    Gurze Books, P.O. Box 2238, Carlsbad, CA 92018 PH: 800-756-7533.


Beller, Anne Scott. Fat and Thin: A Natural History of Obesity. New York: Farrar Strauss and Giroux, 1977.

Bennett, William, MD, and Joel Gurin. The Dieter’s Dilemma: Why Diets Are Obsolete–the New Setpoint Theory of Weight Control. New York: Basic Books, 1982.

Berg, Frances M. The Health Risks of Weight Loss Excerpted from The Health Risks of Obesity. Hettinger, ND: Healthy Living Institute, 1993.

Brown, Laura, PhD, and Rothblum, Esther, PhD, Eds. Overcoming Fear of Fat. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1989.

Bruch, Hilde. Eating Disorders. New York: Basic Books, 1974.

Bruno, Barbara Altman, PhD. Worth Your Weight: What you can do about a weight problem. Bethel, CT: Rutledge Books, 1996.

Ernsberger, Paul, and Haskew, Paul. Rethinking Obesity: An Alternative View of its Health Implications. Monograph of Journal of Obesity and Weight Regulation Vol 6, No. 2, Summer 1987.

Gaesser, Glen, PhD. The Big Fat Lie. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1996.

Garner, David W., PhD, and Wooley, Susan C., PhD. “Confronting the Failure of Behavioral and Dietary Treatments for Obesity,” Clinical Psychological Review 11 (1991), pp. 729-780.

Johnson, Carol A. Self-Esteem Comes in All Sizes: How to be Happy and Healthy at Your Natural Weight. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Moore, Thomas J. Lifespan: Who Lives Longer and Why. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

NAAFA, Inc. Size-Acceptance & Self-Acceptance. Sacramento: NAAFA, Inc., 1995.

Omichinski, Linda. You Count, Calories Don’t: The HUGS plan for Better Health. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1992.

Seligman, Martin E. P., Phd. What You Can Change…And What You Can’t: The Complete Guide to Successful Self-Improvement. New York: Fawcett-Columbine, 1993.

Summer, Nancy. Ample Hygiene for Ample People. Bearsville, NY: Willendorf Press, 1993.

Zerbe, Katheryn J., MD. The Body Betrayed: A Deeper Understanding of Women, Eating Disorders, and Treatment. Gurze Books, 1995.


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