Food for thought
Combining thought-provoking graphic imagery with truly alarming information culled from some of the most authoritative sources around the world, The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts is literally jam-packed with essential truths you need to know about global food politics, fast food culture and healthy nutrition. This startling yet visually stunning book is guaranteed to alter the way you think about food production, while also changing your personal eating habits for the better.
Food for Life
How is it that malnutrition is so widespread in the developing world, while obesity is rife in the developed world? What exactly is the nutritional value of junk food versus the health benefits of fresh fruit and vegetables? Do you know what really goes into the production of the food on your plate?
The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts will help answer these and many other questions surrounding food production and consumption today. The crucial information presented in this book through specially commissioned, state-of-the-art graphic design has been meticulously and painstakingly gleaned from some of the world"s most authoritative and up-to-date scientific studies and government reports. Extended footnotes at the back provide full citations for all information sources, as well as easy-to-understand texts that explain the facts in concise detail.
Award-winning designer Craig Holden Feinberg studied at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and worked at Fabrica, The United Colors of Benetton Communications Research and Development Center in Treviso, Italy. He is now based in Denver.
Dale Petersen has a Master"s degree in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. Travel nurtured her passion for food and understanding of the power of diet and nutrition; today, she is pursing a career in food, nutrition, and natural health.
The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts ISBN: 9781906863067
The Little Book of Shocking Eco Facts ISBN: 9781906863128
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Anyone concerned about
Members of consumers’ associations
Anyone working in the food industry
Homemakers and Parents
Anyone in the advertising
Teaching institutions of all types