Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice / Gyorgy Scrinis.
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|Subject:||Food > Composition.
Nutrition > Public opinion.
Public health > Political aspects.
- ISBN: 9780231527149 (e-book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (363 pages) : illustrations.
- Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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 macronutrient diet wars : from the low-fat campaign to low-calorie, low-carb, and low-GI diets -- Margarine, butter, and the trans-fats fiasco -- The era of functional nutritionism : functional nutrients, superfoods, and optimal dietary patterns -- Functional foods : nutritional engineering, nutritional marketing, and corporate nutritionism -- The food quality paradigm : alternative approaches to food and the body -- After nutritionism.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.