Preface Introduction Chapter 1. Ever seen a fat fox? Chapter 2. Obesity and health measurements and metrics Chapter 3. Human obesity - old and new Chapter 4. The human food chain - old and new Chapter 5. Culpable foods Chapter 6. Regulating Food intake - the eyes have it Chapter 7. Fitness and fatness Chapter 8. Weight management - the personal perspective Chapter 9. Weight management - the national perspective Chapter 10. The nature versus nurture debate Chapter 11. Eating disorders Chapter 12. The stigmatisation of fatness Chapter 13. Obesity - politics, players and ploys Chapter 14 - Reflections and projections Notes Index.