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Hard to Swallow A Brief History of Food

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ISBN-10: 0521440017

ISBN-13: 9780521440011

Edition: 1994

Authors: Richard W. Lacey

List price: $103.00
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You are what you eat, or are you? What is in food? Where does it come from? Richard Lacey, Professor of Microbiology at Leeds University and a popular media critic on food issues, takes the reader on a culinary exploration into the world of food. Blending science and humour, Richard Lacey stimulates us to question the future, to think about the nature of what we eat and where it comes from. Professor Lacey is on the side of the consumer, you and I, as he reveals the sinister sides of food production and the dangers lurking in the kitchen.The reader is served up with a feast of practical tips on the handling of food. But food is fun too! Our taste buds work overtime as we are shown how to…    
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Book details

List price: $103.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/25/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 356
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.29" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

"You can run, but you can't hide from an expert face reader!" That's the slogan that co-author Richard A. Lacey, Ed.D., adopted when he mastered the Eastern (Chinese) and Western scientific, research-based systems of reading faces. He devoted four years to developing the Face=to-Face, Eye-to-Eye methods with Sherry Lane. His background includes advanced degrees from Yale, and the University of Massachusetts in humanistic psychology, film, and Jungian typology. Dr. Lacey became one of the first certified practitioners of the famous Meyers Briggs Type Indicator.As an educator, program officer and consultant to the Ford Foundation, his expertise enabled him to link education and employment to…    

Early meat
Intensive meat
Salmon farming, polyunsaturated fats
Food Processing
Dried food
Bread, pasta
Moist food
Composition of Food
Meat substitutes
The germs in your food
Additives in food processing
Getting Ready To Eat
The supermarket
Water, brown fizz and alcoholic drinks
Care of the kitchen
The ideal diet
Hospital food
Enjoying eating
Is There a Solution?
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