Imprint:ECW Press - Toronto
Dimensions:8.25in x 5.5 x 0.71 in | 0.77 lb
Page Count:312 pages
“This enlightening collection offers every reader something new to learn and marvel over.” — Booklist
Bestselling popular science author Dr. Joe Schwarcz debunks the baloney and serves up the raw facts in this appetizing collection about the things we eat
Eating has become a confusing experience. Should we follow a keto diet? Is sugar the next tobacco? Does fermented cabbage juice cure disease? Are lectins toxic? Is drinking poppy seed tea risky? What’s with probiotics? Can packaging contaminate food? Should our nuts be activated? What is cockroach milk?
We all have questions, and Dr. Joe Schwarcz has the answers, some of which will astonish you. This collection is guaranteed to satisfy your hunger for palatable and relevant scientific information as Dr. Joe separates fact from fiction with an assortment of new and updated articles about what to eat, what not to eat, and how to recognize the scientific basis of food chemistry.
Short DescriptionBestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz is sure to satisfy his fans with more debunking! In this collection, he separates fact from fiction about what to eat, what not to eat, and how to recognize when the purported science of food chemistry is sound.
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“Schwarcz's light touches of humor make the scientific information feel accessible and ensure that it's entertaining. With enough facts to soothe anxious, health-conscious individuals as well as some good tidbits to share, this enlightening collection offers every reader something new to learn and marvel over.” — Booklist
“Readers hoping for light laughs should enjoy this book.” — Publishers Weekly