The Resource Food, Jan Grover, book editor

Food, Jan Grover, book editor

Label
Food
Title
Food
Statement of responsibility
Jan Grover, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.8/62
Index
index present
LC call number
TX360.U6
LC item number
F62 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Grover, Jan
Series statement
Current controversies
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  • Diet
  • Nutrition policy
Label
Food, Jan Grover, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-210) and index
Contents
What controversies surround nutrition? The politics of food / Marian Burros ; Government dietary guidelines are political, not scientific / Walter C. Willett ; Health studies overemphasize the impact of diet / Barry Glassner ; Obesity is not a public health issue / Radley Balko ; Bans of certain foods are absurd / The Center for Consumer Freedom ; The best diet is the product of common sense / Jacob Sullum ; Misleading nutritional advice has led to an unsustainable diet / Michael Pollan ; The government's food stamp program encourages poor eating / Patt Morrison -- Is the U.S. food supply safe? Irradiation and genetically modified foods increase food safety / Henry I. Miller ; New food technologies are safer than older ones / Thomas R. DeGregori ; New biotechnologies increase the safety and availability of food crops / Gregory Conko ; Hormone use in dairy cows increases milk production and is safe / John Fetrow ; Self-regulation by the food industry keeps food safer than government regulation does / Steve Chapman ; Food safety regulations and lack of enforcement leave America's food supply unsafe / Paul Krugman ; New technologies supplant old precautions with high-tech shortcuts / Marion Nestle ; New technologies of raising animals decrease food safety / Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson ; Genetic engineering is too dangerous to be used in human foods / Brian Tokar ; More powerful antibiotics in dairy cattle increase the likelihood of drug-resistant bacteria infecting humans / Minneapolis Star Tribune -- Are fast and snack foods responsible for obesity among youth? Wellness programs encompass diet and exercise / Amanda Paulson ; Snack foods and school-lunch fast foods contribute to childhood obesity / Greg Critser ; TV marketing of junk food affects children's food preferences / Sally Squires ; Schools offering fast food sacrifice student health for profits / Kelly D. Brownell and Katherine Battle Horgen ; Banning fast-food advertising would not reduce childhood obesity / Radley Balko ; Inactivity, not soft drinks, is to blame for obesity / Richard Berman ; Environmental factors and genetics are the source of obesity / Barry Glassner -- Are organic foods a positive trend? Identifying organic food / National Organic Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture ; Organically produced food improves human, animal, and environmental health / Peter Singer and Jim Mason ; Organic foods are healthier for children / Sandra Steingraber ; Organic production wastes land that could be used for direct food production / Alex A. Avery ; Organic farming can lead to soil depletion and widespread starvation / Ronald Bailey ; The organic movement will not enact real environmental changes / The Economist ; Affordable organic food is not sustainable / James Joyner
Control code
ocn173502713
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737737943
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007039167
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 998625
  • (OCoLC)173502713
Label
Food, Jan Grover, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-210) and index
Contents
What controversies surround nutrition? The politics of food / Marian Burros ; Government dietary guidelines are political, not scientific / Walter C. Willett ; Health studies overemphasize the impact of diet / Barry Glassner ; Obesity is not a public health issue / Radley Balko ; Bans of certain foods are absurd / The Center for Consumer Freedom ; The best diet is the product of common sense / Jacob Sullum ; Misleading nutritional advice has led to an unsustainable diet / Michael Pollan ; The government's food stamp program encourages poor eating / Patt Morrison -- Is the U.S. food supply safe? Irradiation and genetically modified foods increase food safety / Henry I. Miller ; New food technologies are safer than older ones / Thomas R. DeGregori ; New biotechnologies increase the safety and availability of food crops / Gregory Conko ; Hormone use in dairy cows increases milk production and is safe / John Fetrow ; Self-regulation by the food industry keeps food safer than government regulation does / Steve Chapman ; Food safety regulations and lack of enforcement leave America's food supply unsafe / Paul Krugman ; New technologies supplant old precautions with high-tech shortcuts / Marion Nestle ; New technologies of raising animals decrease food safety / Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson ; Genetic engineering is too dangerous to be used in human foods / Brian Tokar ; More powerful antibiotics in dairy cattle increase the likelihood of drug-resistant bacteria infecting humans / Minneapolis Star Tribune -- Are fast and snack foods responsible for obesity among youth? Wellness programs encompass diet and exercise / Amanda Paulson ; Snack foods and school-lunch fast foods contribute to childhood obesity / Greg Critser ; TV marketing of junk food affects children's food preferences / Sally Squires ; Schools offering fast food sacrifice student health for profits / Kelly D. Brownell and Katherine Battle Horgen ; Banning fast-food advertising would not reduce childhood obesity / Radley Balko ; Inactivity, not soft drinks, is to blame for obesity / Richard Berman ; Environmental factors and genetics are the source of obesity / Barry Glassner -- Are organic foods a positive trend? Identifying organic food / National Organic Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture ; Organically produced food improves human, animal, and environmental health / Peter Singer and Jim Mason ; Organic foods are healthier for children / Sandra Steingraber ; Organic production wastes land that could be used for direct food production / Alex A. Avery ; Organic farming can lead to soil depletion and widespread starvation / Ronald Bailey ; The organic movement will not enact real environmental changes / The Economist ; Affordable organic food is not sustainable / James Joyner
Control code
ocn173502713
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737737943
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007039167
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 998625
  • (OCoLC)173502713

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