Here’s a very heavily edited selection of the books and articles that were useful in researching this book.
Bacon, Linda. Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight. Dallas, TX: Benbella Books, 2008.
Campos, Paul. The Obesity Myth: Why America’s Obsession with Weight Is Hazardous to Your Health. New York: Gotham Books, 2004.
Ensler, Eve. The Good Body. New York: Villard, 2005.
Etcoff, Nancy. Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty. New York: Anchor Books, 1999.
Fraser, Laura. Losing It: America’s Obsession with Weight and the Industry That Feeds on It. New York: Dutton, 1997.
Gaesser, Glenn A. Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Your Weight and Your Health. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1996.