|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-200) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| What's for dinner? -- A trip to Greenland -- How the omegas got their name -- Monsieur cholesterol -- Fishy fats -- Tree lard and cow oil -- The chemist in the kitchen -- Out of Africa-- -- And into the membrane -- Where have all the omega-3s gone? -- The speed of life -- Putting omega-3s back into your food supply -- The proof is in the pudding.
|| Gives an account of how we have become deficient in a nutrient that is essential for good health: the fatty acids known as omega-3s. This work tells the story of the vital fats, which are abundant in greens and fish. It provides information for various consumers who want to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis, and obesity.
|Source of Description Note:
|| Print version record.