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The Cure for Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages About Health, Fitness, and Happiness
Timothy Caulfield. Beacon, $24.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-8070-2205-4
We're mercilessly bombarded with advice and products aimed at getting us to look good and feel better. In this entertaining and thought-provoking slam at Big Food, Big Pharma, and our own delusions, Canadian health law and policy researcher Caulfield immersed himself in the world of health science to weed fact from fantasy. He "exercised like a maniac"--including with a trainer-to-the-stars who dished on the unenviable regimes of Tinseltown's most gorgeous celebs--and went on an impossibly strict diet during which …