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Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss.

Authors: Moss, Michael, 1955-
Call number: 613.2 MOS
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Nutrition -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Food habits -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Title: Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xxx, 446 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: "The company jewels" -- Sugar. "Exploiting the biology of the child" ; "How do you get people to crave?" ; "Convenience with a Capital 'C'" ; "Is it cereal or candy?" ; "I want to see a lot of body bags" ; "A burst of fruity aroma" -- Fat. "That gooey, sticky mouthfeel" ; "Liquid gold" ; "Lunchtime is all yours" ; "The message the government conveys" ; "No sugar, no fat, no sales" -- Salt. "People love salt" ; "The same great salty taste your customers crave" ; "I feel so sorry for the public" -- "We're hooked on inexpensive food."
Summary note: The author explores his theory that the food industry's used three essential ingredients to control much of the world's diet.
Traces the rise of the processed food industry and how addictive salt, sugar, and fat have enabled its dominance in the past half century, revealing deliberate corporate practices behind current trends in obesity, diabetes, and other health challenges.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781400069804 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1400069807 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN: 2012033034
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1419780
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