Why are we fatter as a nation than we have ever been before? Is rising obesity causing life expectancy to fall for the first time? How will our healthcare system cope? What can Britain do to reverse the trend? Pocket Issue, Fat takes a look at the hard facts behind the headlines and gives you some answers. Pocket Issue - small briefs for a big world. For a quick fix on the big issues, Pocket Issue delivers the facts in only 96 pages. Pithy and pocket sized, titles brief you on the biggest challenges facing our world: food, climate change, oil shortages, conflict in the Middle East - delivering the facts in an accessible, easy-to-read style.
Author Mary Alexander started her writing career as a journalist before turning to books. She is the author of Calling the Shots, a look at childhood vaccination, Pocket Issue, Food and Pocket Issue, Pandemics, ghost author of the memoir, Call Me Elizabeth. Authors are supported by independent and expert researchers, with each guide using our unique template to take you quickly through the issues: The One Minute Guide, The Roots, The Key Players, Stargazing, In Your Hands, Glossary and Further Reading.