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The Queen of Fats

Author: Susan Allport
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Discusses omega-3 fatty acids and their impact on health.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Allport
ISBN: 0520253809 9780520253803
OCLC Number: 1008974114
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. What's for Dinner? 2. A Trip to Greenland 3. How the Omegas Got Their Name 4. Monsieur Cholesterol 5. Fishy Fats 6. Tree Lard and Cow Oil 7. The Chemist in the Kitchen 8. Out of Africa ... 9... and into the Membrane 10. Where Have All the Omega-3s Gone? 11. The Speed of Life 12. Putting Omega-3s Back into Your Food Supply 13. The Proof Is in the Pudding Time Line Glossary Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Susan Allport.

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Gives an account of how we have become deficient in a nutrient that is essential for good health: the fatty acids known as omega-3s. This book tells the story of these vital fats, which are abundant  Read more...

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"A decidedly proactive voice for healthy balance and moderation in fat consumption." Gastronomica: Journal Of Food & Culture

 
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