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14%OFFMike Gibney - Something to Chew on: Challenging Controversies in Food and Health - 9781906359676 - V9781906359676
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Something to Chew on: Challenging Controversies in Food and Health

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Description for Something to Chew on: Challenging Controversies in Food and Health Paperback. Deals with the topics of organic food, GM foods, obesity, growing old, the integrity of food research, global warming, global malnutrition, consumer perception of food-borne risk, our gut bacteria, and how nutrition during pregnancy primes us for health in later life. The author also provides examples, reports and stories from many countries. Num Pages: 208 pages, ill. BIC Classification: MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
"Something to Chew On" is an informative and entertaining book which covers from a scientific point of view all of the worldwide controversies dominating the popular press in relation to the safety and wholesomeness of the modern food chain. It deals with the topics of organic food, GM foods, obesity, growing old, the integrity of food research, global warming, global malnutrition, consumer perception of food-borne risk, our gut bacteria, and how nutrition during pregnancy primes us for health in later life. Each chapter presents multiple arguments and comes to a well-supported conclusion. Mike Gibney provides interesting examples, reports and stories ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
University College Dublin Press
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
202
Place of Publication
Dublin, Ireland
ISBN
9781906359676
SKU
V9781906359676
Shipping Time
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About Mike Gibney
Professor Mike Gibney is Director of the Institute of Food and Health at University College Dublin. He has a global reputation for research on food and nutrition and he has served on all high-level advisory committees of national, EU and UN agencies. He is the author of a popular book Nutrition, Diet and Health (Cambridge University Press).

Reviews for Something to Chew on: Challenging Controversies in Food and Health
'Gibney offers an introduction to the issues that will shape our future. It is a bold attempt at demystification. The mechanics of human nutrition, diet and health are clearly explained alongside important developments in plant science, climate change, water supply, and global agriculture. Gibney takes aim at what he considers misconceived propaganda about agri-food science, such as emotion-based hostility to ... Read more

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