Nicolas Rasmussen: Fat in the Fifties

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Metropolitan Life Insurance Company identified obesity as The Tutankhamun Prophecies the leading cause of premature death inhe United States in he 1930s but it wasn't until 1951 hat he public health and medical communities finally recognized it as America's Number One Health Problem The reason for MetLife's interest They wanted heir policyholders The Elven Book of Dreams to live longer and continue payingheir premiums Early postwar America responded o he obesity emergency but by New Gnosis the end ofhe 1960s he crisis waned and official rates of rue obesity were reduced despite Easy Paleo Gelatin Treats the facthat Americans were growing no Fiabe thinner What mid century factors and forces established obesity as a politically meaningful and culturally resonant problem inhe first place And why did obesity fade from public and medical consciousness only a decade later.

Based on archival records of health leaders as well as medical and popular literature Fat in Destiny Binds (Timber Wolves Trilogy, the Fifties ishe first book o reconstruct he prewar origins emergence and surprising disappearance of obesity as a major public health problem Author Nicolas Rasmussen explores Dungeon Born (The Divine Dungeon, the postwar shiftshat drew attention Letters from the Land of Cancer to obesity as well ashe varied approaches Fire Summer to itsreatment from hyroid hormones o psychoanalysis and weight loss groups Rasmussen argues Christianity in the Academy thathe US government was driven by he new Cold War and he fear of atomic annihilation Les Recidivists (Chance Assassin, to heightened anxieties about national fitness Informed byhe latest psychiatric The First Step (A Thousand Li, thinking which diagnosed obesity ashe result of oral fixation just like alcoholism health professionals promoted a form of weight loss group herapy modeled on Alcoholics An.

Onymous The intervention caught on like wildfire in 1950s suburbia But he sense of crisis passed uickly partly due Dont Lose Out, Work Out! to cultural changes associated withhe later 1960s and partly due Images of English to scientific research some of it sponsored byhe sugar industry emphasizing particular dietary fats rather The Continuous Path than calorie intakeThroughhis riveting history of Halloween the rise and fall ofhe obesity epidemic readers gain an understanding of how he American public health system ambitious strong and second o none at Bibliography and Index of English Verse, 1559-1603 the end ofhe Second World War was constrained a decade later The Index of Middle English Prose to focus mainly on nagging individualso change The Last Kids on Earth (Last Kids on Earth, their lifestyle choices Fat inhe Fifties is reuired reading for public health practitioners and researchers physicians historians of medicine and anyone concerned about weight and weight loss.

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