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Title Nutritionism [electronic resource] : the science and politics of dietary advice / Gyorgy Scrinis.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A clash of nutritional ideologies -- The nutritionism paradigm : reductive approaches to nutrients, food, and the body -- The era of quantifying nutritionism : protective nutrients, caloric reductionism, and vitamania -- The era of good-and-bad nutritionism : bad nutrients and nutricentric dietary guidelines -- The macro-nutrient diet wars : from the low-fat campaign to low-calorie, low-carb, and low-GI diets -- Margarine, butter, and the trans-fats fiasco : from trans-fats to I-fats -- The era of functional nutritionism : targeted nutrients, superfoods, and optimal diets -- The nutritional fa├žade of functional foods : nutritional engineering, nutritional marketing, and corporate nutritionism -- The food quality paradigm : alternative approaches to food and the body -- After nutritionism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Nutrition -- Public opinion.
Food -- Composition.
Functional foods.
Public health -- Political aspects.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780231156561 0231156561 (DLC) 2012050819
ISBN 0231527144 (electronic bk.)
9780231527149 (electronic bk.)
9780231156561 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231156561 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC1103464
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