The Energy Glut – new book in Poole Hospital Library!

We start the year with an unusual addition to our stock at Poole Hospital!

“The energy glut: climate change and the politics of fatness”  discusses how obesity is a political rather than personal problem and presents a novel look at 2 of the biggest public health challenges of this century.  The author is professor of public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  Available to borrow – do check the book catalogue at www.swims.nhs.uk for availability.

Front Cover

A review of this book appears in the  BMJ 2010;341:c7140 (The fat of the land by R Smith) .  The review can be read online (via NHS ATHENS) and the print copy of the journal is available in the library.

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