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Measured meals : nutrition in America / Jessica J. Mudry.

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Subject: Nutrition > United States.
Nutrition policy > United States.
Diet > United States.
Rhetoric.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781441615763
  • ISBN: 1441615768
  • ISBN: 0791493865
  • ISBN: 9780791493861
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Albany : SUNY Press, ©2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-205) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Eating by Numbers: How Language Shapes Food and Eating -- 1. The Early History ofAmerican Nutrition Research: From Quality to Quantity -- 2. Reading Federal Nutrition Guides: Quantification as Communication Strategy -- 3. The Food Pyramid: Visualizing Quantification -- 4. Scaling the Pyramid: Criticisms of the USDA -- 5. Talking about Taste: Alternatives to a Discourse of Quantification.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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