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The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts

by Craig Holden Feinberg & Dale Petersen - £8.95  Fiell Publishing Limited (2010)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781906863050 | ISBN 10: 1906863059

Combining thought-provoking graphic imagery with truly alarming information culled from some of the most authoritative sources around the world, The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts is literally jam-packed with essential truths you need to know about global food politics, fast food culture and healthy nutrition. This startling yet visually stunning book is guaranteed to alter the way you think about food production, while also changing your personal eating habits for the better.
 
How is it that malnutrition is so widespread in the developing world, while obesity is rife in the developed world? What exactly is the nutritional value of junk food versus the health benefits of fresh fruit and vegetables? Do you know what really goes into the production of the food on your plate?
 
The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts will help answer these and many other questions surrounding food production and consumption today. The crucial information presented in this book through specially commissioned, state-of-the-art graphic design has been meticulously and painstakingly gleaned from some of the world’s most authoritative and up-to- date scientific studies and government reports. Extended footnotes at the back provide full citations for all information sources, as well as easy-to-understand texts that explain the facts in concise detail.

(Price & availability last checked: January 2019)

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In booklists: Food Industry and the Politics of Food, Food and Health,
In categories: Anti-Capitalism & Global Inequality, Food & Cooking, Environment & Animal Rights, Health & Wellbeing,

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