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Author Scrinis, Gyorgy.

Title Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice / Gyorgy Scrinis.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (363 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Arts and traditions of the table : perspectives on culinary history
Arts and traditions of the table.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A clash of nutritional ideologies -- The nutritionism paradigm : reductive approaches to nutrients, food, and the body -- The era of quantifying nutritionism : protective nutrients, caloric reductionism, and vitamania -- The era of good-and-bad nutritionism : bad nutrients and nutricentric dietary guidelines -- The macronutrient diet wars : from the low-fat campaign to low-calorie, low-carb, and low-GI diets -- Margarine, butter, and the trans-fats fiasco -- The era of functional nutritionism : functional nutrients, superfoods, and optimal dietary patterns -- Functional foods : nutritional engineering, nutritional marketing, and corporate nutritionism -- The food quality paradigm : alternative approaches to food and the body -- After nutritionism.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Food -- Composition.
Functional foods.
Nutrition -- Public opinion.
Public health -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Scrinis, Gyorgy. Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice. New York : Columbia University Press, 2013 vi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Arts and traditions of the table 9780231156561 (OCoLC)824353141 (DLC) 2012050819
ISBN 9780231527149 (e-book)

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