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.
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 Common Reader,” Washington University in St. Louis’s Journal of the Essay, explores life and learning during the onset of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.