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ISBN: 0520262883 / ISBN-13: 9780520262881

Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

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  • Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics (University of California Press) – Hardcover (2012)
    by Marion Nestle, Malden Nesheim, PhD

    Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

    Hardcover, University of California Press
    2012
    English
    288 pages

    ISBN: 0520262883
    ISBN-13: 9780520262881

    Calories - too few or too many - are the source of health problems affecting billions of people in today's globalized world. Although calories are essential to human health and survival, they cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. They are also hard to understand. In "Why Calories Count", Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim explain in clear and accessible language what calories are and how they work, both biologically and politically. As they take readers through the issues that are fundamental to our understanding of diet and ... Show more

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