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An apple a day : the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat, Joe Schwarcz

Label
An apple a day : the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat
Title
An apple a day
Title remainder
the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat
Statement of responsibility
Joe Schwarcz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLC
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Schwarcz, Joe
Dewey number
613.2
Index
index present
LC call number
TX355
LC item number
.S34 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nutrition
  • Food
  • Digestion
  • Biochemistry
  • Food additives
Label
An apple a day : the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat, Joe Schwarcz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Naturally occuring substances in our food supply. An apple a day ; Tomatoes and lycopene ; Cranberries and procyanidins ; Grapefruit and furanocoumarins ; Blueberries, anthocyanins and pterostilbene ; Citrus fruits and "super flavonoids" ; Acai berries and "antioxidant potential" ; Fish and Omega-3 fats ; Flax, Omega-3 fats and lignans ; Canola and Alpha-linolenic acid ; Olive oil and Oleic acid ; Soy protein and soy isoflavones ; Whole grains and insoluble fibre ; Oats and soluble fibre ; Beans and inositol pentakisphosphate ; Cabbage and indoles ; Broccoli and sulphoraphane ; Spinach, corn, squash and lutein ; Curry and curcumin ; Chocolate and flavanols ; Coffee beans and caffeine ; Grapes and resveratrol ; Wheat and gluten ; Cinnamon and methylhydroxychalcone ; Vegetables and salicylic acid ; Carrots and carotenoids ; Vitamins from A to K ; Spinach and the B vitamins ; Oils, nuts, whole grains and Vitamin E ; Cod liver oil and Vitamin D ; Milk and calcium -- Manipulating our food supply. Fortifying with iron ; Flavouring with salt ; Enhancing taste with monosodium glutamate ; Sweetening with sugar and high-fructose corn syrup ; Cutting calories with "non-nutritional" natural sweeteners ; Cutting calories with "non-nutritional" artificial sweeteners ; Improving taste with artificial flavours ; Preventing botulism with nitrites ; Preserving with sulphites and propionates ; Preserving with viruses ; Preserving with radiation ; Colouring with food dyes ; Improving health with bacteria ; Boosting immunity with glutathione ; Adding fluoride to water ; Supplementing with vitamins ; Manipulating genes in our food ; Farming organically -- Contaminants in our food supply. Pesticide concerns ; Acrylamide in fried and baked foods ; Antiobiotic residues ; Hormones in meat ; PCBs in fish ; Trans fats ; Benzene in beverages ; Trans-4-hydroxynonenal in fried foods ; Substances leaching from plastics ; Dioxins -- Tough to swallow. The miracle of goji juice? ; Kosher food hype ; The questionable health properties of DHEA ; Alkaline nonsense ; Losing weight with green tea? ; The myth of "detox" ; Whom to believe? -- Conclusion: Is there a solution to the confusion?
Control code
242046336
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780002156929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)242046336
Label
An apple a day : the myths, misconceptions and truths about the foods we eat, Joe Schwarcz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Naturally occuring substances in our food supply. An apple a day ; Tomatoes and lycopene ; Cranberries and procyanidins ; Grapefruit and furanocoumarins ; Blueberries, anthocyanins and pterostilbene ; Citrus fruits and "super flavonoids" ; Acai berries and "antioxidant potential" ; Fish and Omega-3 fats ; Flax, Omega-3 fats and lignans ; Canola and Alpha-linolenic acid ; Olive oil and Oleic acid ; Soy protein and soy isoflavones ; Whole grains and insoluble fibre ; Oats and soluble fibre ; Beans and inositol pentakisphosphate ; Cabbage and indoles ; Broccoli and sulphoraphane ; Spinach, corn, squash and lutein ; Curry and curcumin ; Chocolate and flavanols ; Coffee beans and caffeine ; Grapes and resveratrol ; Wheat and gluten ; Cinnamon and methylhydroxychalcone ; Vegetables and salicylic acid ; Carrots and carotenoids ; Vitamins from A to K ; Spinach and the B vitamins ; Oils, nuts, whole grains and Vitamin E ; Cod liver oil and Vitamin D ; Milk and calcium -- Manipulating our food supply. Fortifying with iron ; Flavouring with salt ; Enhancing taste with monosodium glutamate ; Sweetening with sugar and high-fructose corn syrup ; Cutting calories with "non-nutritional" natural sweeteners ; Cutting calories with "non-nutritional" artificial sweeteners ; Improving taste with artificial flavours ; Preventing botulism with nitrites ; Preserving with sulphites and propionates ; Preserving with viruses ; Preserving with radiation ; Colouring with food dyes ; Improving health with bacteria ; Boosting immunity with glutathione ; Adding fluoride to water ; Supplementing with vitamins ; Manipulating genes in our food ; Farming organically -- Contaminants in our food supply. Pesticide concerns ; Acrylamide in fried and baked foods ; Antiobiotic residues ; Hormones in meat ; PCBs in fish ; Trans fats ; Benzene in beverages ; Trans-4-hydroxynonenal in fried foods ; Substances leaching from plastics ; Dioxins -- Tough to swallow. The miracle of goji juice? ; Kosher food hype ; The questionable health properties of DHEA ; Alkaline nonsense ; Losing weight with green tea? ; The myth of "detox" ; Whom to believe? -- Conclusion: Is there a solution to the confusion?
Control code
242046336
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780002156929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)242046336

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