Fruits and Vegetables From the Garden to Your Table
List Price: $27.95
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Fresh vegetables and fruits are among the best foods a person can eat. They have many substances the body needs, such as vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Fruits and vegetables protect against a number of diseases and are relatively low in calories, low in sodium, and have no cholesterol. But according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, produce accounted for twice as many cases of sickness between 1990 and 2005 than any other type of food—more than 34,000. Readers explore how something good for your health can also make people ill, including how growers, processors, shippers, and sellers keep fruit and vegetables safe––or not––in this insightful and straightforward narrative. More...
|How Can Good Food Ever Be Bad?|
|How Growers Keep Food Safe… or Not|
|How Processors Keep Produce Safe… or Not|
|How Shippers and Sellers Keep Produce Safe… or Not|
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