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Fear of food : a history of why we worry about what we eat

Auteur : Harvey A Levenstein
Éditeur: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"There may be no greater source of anxiety for Americans today than the question of what to eat and drink. Are eggs the perfect protein, or are they cholesterol bombs? Is red wine good for my heart or bad for my liver? Will pesticides, additives, and processed foods kill me? Here with some very rare and very welcome advice is food historian Harvey Levenstein: Stop worrying! In "Fear of Food" Levenstein reveals the  Lire la suite...
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Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Harvey A Levenstein
ISBN: 9780226473741 0226473740
Numéro OCLC: 755080488
Description: ix, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu: Introduction --
Germophobia --
Milk: "the most valuable and dangerous food" --
Autointoxication and its discontents --
Bacteria and beef --
"Lucrezia Borgias in the kitchen" --
Vitamania and its deficiencies --
"Hidden hunger" stalks the land --
Natural foods in Shangri-la --
Lipophobia --
Creating a national eating disorder.
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"With wit, charm, accessibility, and impeccable scholarship (a powerful and unusual quartet), Harvey Levenstein chronicles the long history of Americans' food fears, tracing their origins, exposing Lire la suite...

 
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