David Haslam

David W. Haslam, M.D. is Clinical Director of the UK’s National Obesity Forum and co-author of Fat, Gluttony and Sloth: Obesity in Art, Literature and Medicine (Liverpool University Press, 2009).

Posts by David Haslam

The Weight of Obsession

The developed world’s obsession with obesity has been ingrained in our culture for centuries. There was never a chance of modern America, or any other modern society, escaping it.