The Industrial Diet

The Industrial Diet

The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

Book - 2013
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The Industrial Diet chronicles the long-term transformation of food from a natural resource into an edible commodity that far too often fails to nourish us. Anthony Winson reveals how a combination of technological changes, population growth, and political and economic factors helped constitute and transform mass dietary regimes from the nineteenth century to the present day, and he offers new evidence linking broad-based dietary changes with negative health effects. With its focus on the degradation of food and the emergent struggle for healthful eating, this book encourages us to reflect on the state of our food environments and to create realistic and innovative strategies that can lead to a healthier future.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, c2013
ISBN: 9780774825528
Branch Call Number: 338.47 WIN 2013
Characteristics: x, 340 pages : illustrations

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