Agent: Araminta Whitley
Sylvia Tara holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of California at San Diego and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and has worked at the world’s largest biotechnology companies. Tara lives in the Los Angeles area.
Her new book, The Secret Life of Fat, published by Blink in December 2016, explores how fat influences our appetites and willpower, and how it thwarts our attempts to get rid of it by revealing how our genetics and hormones determine how much fat we have and where it will show up on our bodies.