The Resource Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice, Gyorgy Scrinis

Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice, Gyorgy Scrinis

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Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice
Title
Nutritionism
Title remainder
the science and politics of dietary advice
Statement of responsibility
Gyorgy Scrinis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Popularized by Michael Pollan in his best-selling In Defense of Food, Gyorgy Scrinis' concept of nutritionism refers to the reductive understanding of nutrients as the key indicators of healthy food?an approach to food that now dominates nutrition science, dietary advice, and food marketing. Scrinis argues that this ideology of nutritionism has narrowed and in some cases distorted our appreciation of food quality, such that even highly processed foods may be perceived as healthful depending on their content of ?good" or ?bad" nutrients. Through an engaging investigation into such issues as the
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Scrinis, Gyorgy
Dewey number
613.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA784
LC item number
.S435 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table : perspectives on culinary history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Functional foods
  • Nutrition
  • Public health
Label
Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice, Gyorgy Scrinis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527149
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000389681
  • (EBL)1103464
  • (OCoLC)850194380
  • (SSID)ssj0000918462
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11578796
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000918462
  • (PQKBWorkID)10907366
  • (PQKB)10450615
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000129902
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1103464
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000389681
Label
Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice, Gyorgy Scrinis
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527149
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000389681
  • (EBL)1103464
  • (OCoLC)850194380
  • (SSID)ssj0000918462
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11578796
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000918462
  • (PQKBWorkID)10907366
  • (PQKB)10450615
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000129902
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1103464
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000389681

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