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Healthy foods : fact versus fiction

Author: Myrna Chandler Goldstein; Mark A Goldstein
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010.
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It is always in the best interest of those who market foods to make grandiose claims regarding their nutritional value, regardless of whether actual scientific proof exists to support such a claim. Even diligent and educated consumers often have difficulty discerning facts from mere theory or pure marketing hype.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldstein, Myrna Chandler, 1948-
Healthy foods.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2010
(DLC) 2010013684
(OCoLC)606787420
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myrna Chandler Goldstein; Mark A Goldstein
ISBN: 9780313380976 031338097X
OCLC Number: 667237141
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 310 p.) : ill.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Almonds --
Apples --
Avocados --
Bananas --
Barley --
Bell Peppers --
Black Beans --
Blueberries --
Brazil Nuts --
Broccoli --
Buckwheat --
Cabbage --
Capers --
Carrots --
Celery --
Cherries --
Chickpeas --
Chocolate --
Cranberries --
Dried Plums --
Eggs --
Flaxseeds --
Garlic --
Ginger --
Grapefruit --
Grapes --
Kale --
Kiwis --
Lemons and Limes --
Lentils --
Macadamia Nuts --
Mushrooms --
Oats --
Olive Oil --
Onions --
Oranges --
Pears --
Pineapples --
Pomegranates --
Pumpkins --
Sardines --
Sea Vegetables --
Sesame Seeds --
Soy --
Spinach --
Sunflower Seeds --
Tea --
Tomatoes --
Turnips --
Walnuts.
Responsibility: Myrna Chandler Goldstein and Mark A. Goldstein.

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This book presents research findings about 50 foods that are commonly touted as healthy and educates readers about the medical problems they purportedly alleviate or help prevent.  Read more...
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"Thoroughly 'reader-friendly' and enhanced with the inclusion of a glossary and an index, Healthy Foods: Fact Versus Fiction is ideal for both school and community Food & Nutritional Health Read more...

 
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