Posts Tagged “American”

The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains

By | September 10, 2019

“Explores how industry has manipulated our most deep-seated survival instincts.”—David Perlmutter, MD, Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain and Brain Maker The New York Times–bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.   While researching the toxic and addictive properties of sugar […]

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Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

By | November 1, 2017

“Very cool…a breezy American culinary history that you didn’t know you wanted” (Bon Appetit) reveals a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavors changed how we eat.The United States boasts a culturally and ethnically diverse population that makes for a continually changing culinary landscape. But a young historical […]

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Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

By | December 13, 2016

This unique culinary history of America offers a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavors changed how we eat.The United States boasts a culturally and ethnically diverse population which makes for a continually changing culinary landscape. But a young historical gastronomist named Sarah Lohman discovered that American food […]

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table

By | December 4, 2016

In the tradition of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed, an ambitious and accessible work of undercover journalism that fully investigates our food system to explain what keeps Americans from eating well—and what we can do about it. Getting Americans to eat well is one of today’s hottest social issues; it’s at the forefront of Michelle […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics: Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent’s Guide

By | October 4, 2016

Informed by the expertise of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this authoritative guide to immunizations and infections in children covers a wide range of subject matter in easy-to-understand terms. Divided into four parts, this resource covers immunizations, antibiotics, prevention, and infection control, and also gives summaries of various infectious diseases. Readers will learn what exactly […]

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table

By | June 29, 2016

Now in paperback, this New York Times bestselling work of undercover journalism offers “a compelling and cogent argument that eating healthily ought to be easier” (The Cleveland Plain Dealer). When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans […]

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American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Help Reduce Bad Fats and Lower Your Cholesterol

By | April 22, 2016

The classic cookbook for achieving heart health and wellbeing through a diet that is low in cholesterol and saturated fat–updated and revised with 200 recipes (including 50 new to this edition) Lose the bad fats, but not the flavor. Now in its fifth edition, American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook provides the most up-to-date information on […]

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