African American Sisters Confront ObesityBook - 2004
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.
Branch Call Number: 616.3 Mit
Characteristics: x, 196 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Living large