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How Food Works

Author: Sarah Brewer; Joel Levy; Ginny Smith
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How Food Works is your own friendly nutritionist, on hand to debunk common food myths and give you the answers to those pressing questions with easy-to-swallow information. Today's media is full of new discoveries about food - red wine is good for your heart, caffeine will raise your blood pressure - but is there a biological basis to these claims? How Food Works reveals the facts behind your food, evaluates the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Brewer; Joel Levy; Ginny Smith
ISBN: 9780241289396 0241289394
OCLC Number: 988299512
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Our diet history --
Food Fundamentals --
Storing and Cooking --
Types of Food --
Drinks --
Diets --
Food and Environment --
Index --
Acknowledgements
Other Titles: TheFacts Visually Explained
Responsibility: editorial consultant, Dr. Sarah Brewer ; contributors, Joel Levy, Ginny Smith.

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How Food Works is your own friendly nutritionist, on hand to debunk common food myths and give you the answers to those pressing questions with easy-to-swallow information. Today's media is full of new discoveries about food - red wine is good for your heart, caffeine will raise your blood pressure - but is there a biological basis to these claims? How Food Works reveals the facts behind your food, evaluates the benefits of superfoods and antioxidants, and explores behind-the-scenes of modern food production. Delve into the science behind diets including gluten-free and veganism, as well as the benefits of different diets from around the world. Understand what actually makes food organic, how important sell-by dates really are, and how much salt you should actually be eating. Get the answers to dozens more niggling food questions in How Food Works.

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There are hundreds of myths and misunderstandings about food today. Whether you're wondering if certain foods are good or bad for you, or just looking for a few interesting facts about cooking, this Read more...

 
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