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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food dollars. In this engrossing exposé, Marion Nestle goes behind the scenes to reveal how the competition really works and how it affects our health. The abundance of food in the United States--enough calories to meet the needs of every man, woman, and child... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 23.95
Marion Nestle, acclaimed author of Food Politics, now tells the gripping story of how, in early 2007, a few telephone calls about sick cats set off the largest recall of consumer products in U.S. history and an international crisis over the safety of imported goods ranging from food to toothpaste, tires, and toys. Nestle follows the trail of tainted... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Food safety is a matter of intense public concern, and for good reason. Millions of annual cases of food "poisonings" raise alarm not only about the food served in restaurants and fast-food outlets but also about foods bought in supermarkets. The introduction of genetically modified foods?immediately dubbed "Frankenfoods"?only adds to the general sense... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
Since its publication in hardcover last year, Marion Nestle's What to Eat has become the definitive guide to making healthy and informed choices about food. Praised as "radiant with maxims to live by" in The New York Times Book Review and "accessible, reliable and comprehensive" in The Washington Post , What to Eat is an indispensable resource,... more...
- Atria Books 2010; US$ 16.99
Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. Human nutrition expert... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 24.95
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... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 35.00
?Nancy Harmon Jenkins is a marvelous writer, a fine reporter, and addicted to travel, people, history, and good food, which makes this book a joy. That it points to a healthful way to eat, incorporating the freshness and clear flavors of Mediterranean cooking, also makes it a daily delight.? ?Barbara Kafka, author of Party Food ?Nancy Harmon Jenkins?s... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.50
Whether a five-star chef or beginning home cook, any gourmand knows that recipes are far more than a set of instructions on how to make a dish. They are culture-keepers as well as culture-makers, both recording memories and fostering new ones. Organized like a cookbook, Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal is a collection of American... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99
Harpers "Review of Biochemistry" erfreut sich aufgrund seiner übersichtlichen Gliederung und klaren Konzeption bei den Medizinstudenten im englischsprachigen Raum großer Beliebtheit. Die bereits nach kurzer Zeit vorliegende 2. deutschsprachige Auflage, die sich an der 20. Auflage orientiert, behandelt besonders den für Mediziner interessanten Teil... more...