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    Is the Western diet making the world sick? / Susan Hunnicutt, book editor.
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    Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2013.
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  • Diet -- Standards -- United States.
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  • Nutrition -- Social aspects.
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  • Health.
  • ISBN: 
    9780737761917 (hardcover)
    0737761911 (hardcover)
    9780737761924 (pbk.)
    073776192X (pbk.)
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    At issue. Health.
    Description: 
    100 p. ; 24 cm.
    Contents: 
    Poverty is a major factor contributing to obesity and poor health / Daniel Engber -- Lifestyle diseases are increasing in the developing world / Felicity Lawrence -- American agribusiness promotes diabetes and other chronic diseases / Michael Pollan -- Industrialized agriculture has produced an unhealthy food system / David Wallinga -- Conventional wisdom about diet and health is always changing / Rick Berman -- Personal choices can lead to better health / Anthony L. Komaroff, Robert A. Weinberg -- Residents of "food deserts" lack access to nutritious foods / Michele Ver Ploeg -- In depth briefing: America's "food deserts" / The Week -- Federal guidelines for food and health are often confusing / Jane Black -- Doctors should stress food variety, minimal processing, and moderation / Marion Nestle -- A plant-based diet is healthier than the standard western diet / Malavika Velayanikal -- A high-protein, low-carb diet is healthier than the standard western diet / Conner Middelmann-Whitney.
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    This book examines the health implications of the world subsisiting on a Western style diet.
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