Losing weight has become the modern womanGÇÖs holy grailGÇª everything will be better when weGÇÖre thin.
WeGÇÖre obsessed with weight, we dislike our bodies, we worry about the food we eat, we feel guilty, we dietGÇª Too many of us are locked into a war with our own bodies which weGÇÖll never win, and which will never make us happy.
'The Ministry of Thin' takes a controversial, unflinching look at how the modern obsession with weight loss, youth, beauty and perfection got out of control. Emma Woolf, author of An Apple a Day, explores how we might all be able to stop hating and start liking our own bodies again. And she dares to ask: if losing weight is the answer, what is the question?