The Zen of Calories

Part Seven: Diet Books

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Major U.S. Industry

Weight-loss publishing (yes, just the publishing) is a $1.3 billion a year U.S. industry. This is a dead giveaway that you will have not even the tiniest of troubles finding books on the subject.

Bookstores have giant sections for diet and weight loss. Scores (literally) of magazines are devoted to the subject and…



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Ulf Wolf

Ulf Wolf


Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write.