Livin' Large

Livin' Large

African American Sisters Confront Obesity

Book - 2004
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Through sound medical information, humorous dialogue between sisters, thoughtful essays, and real-life conversations, this book takes African American women through an informative journey of self-awareness and empowerment about their own bodies. Sixty-five percent of African American women are overweight and obese--making this group a particular target for early death and disability. Presented here are the medical facts necessary for women to make informed, educated decisions about weight and health. Included are information about finding one's ideal weight, tips on what to ask the doctor, and strategies for reaching and maintaining weight goals and optimum health.
Publisher: Roscoe, IL : Hilton Pub. Co., c2004.
ISBN: 9780971606746
Branch Call Number: 616.3 Mit
Characteristics: x, 196 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Mitchell, Teri D.
Alternative Title: Living large


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