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Foodprints

Foodprints

  • Title: Foodprints
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  • ISBN : 9781554517183
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 209 pages


An indispensable guide for savvy teens to sort food myths from reality.The everyday choices we make when it comes to food don t just have an effect on us they also affect other people and the planet Today s teens are attuned to what they eat and where it comes from, but there s still to know Foodprints enables readers to sort through the numerous messages they An indispensable guide for savvy teens to sort food myths from reality.The everyday choices we make when it comes to food don t just have an effect on us they also affect other people and the planet Today s teens are attuned to what they eat and where it comes from, but there s still to know Foodprints enables readers to sort through the numerous messages they hear and read about food while getting the big picture about food production, marketing, and its role in society Readers will discover How our food system evolved from hunter gatherers to online ordering How mega farms and factories came to produce the bulk of our current food supply How to work through confusing nutrition advice like good and bad carbs and much .Select photographs and amusing artwork complement this lively exploration, which decodes the surprisingly complex subject of one of our most basic needs the food we eat


Author Paula Ayer




Foodprints Reviews (10)

  • Through a historical frame, seven chapters focus on various aspects of food and food politics including the evolution of the human diet, the industrial food complex, the nutrition debate, food science, marketing, regulations, and waste Chatty but informative and appealing. [..]

  • Again, this wasn t a book that I fully read, but so skimmed and flipped through I found that I thought this could be a interesting way to incorporate heath standards into everyday curriculum It s kind of historical because it also mentions trade and the caveman diet I think this is a interesting w [..]

  • Middle grade and teen readers will learn a great deal about food in this accessible title Not only does the author give a historical account of how the foods we eat have changed over time, but she also explains why that has happened There are several graphics sprinkled throughout the text to support [..]

  • FOODPRINTS is a non fiction book dealing with one of our basic necessities the food we eat The book presents serious information in a fun, colourful format with bright, shiny pages filled with bold, easy to read headings, and utilizes comical illustrations which are interspersed amongst the serious [..]

  • I like this book There were some interesting facts about the whole animal slaughter industry that should make people stop and think about what they are supporting and stuffing in their bodies The food safety sections also had some interesting points Finally I like that at the end of each chapter, th [..]

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