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    Eat Safe: The Truth About Additives from Aspartame to Xanthan Gum (Paperback) By (author) Bill Statham

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    DescriptionUpdated and revised, this edition of the international bestseller is an easy-to-read, pocket-size guide to the additives that color, preserve, and flavor everything you-and your kids and your pets!-eat. Its comprehensive: including the common name of the additive (e. g. Aluminum ammonium sulfate); its function (stabilizer, buffer); potential effects (safe at low levels...large doses can cause burning of mouth, throat, stomach, and intestinal tract. ); where it can be found (in baking powder, milling, and cereal production); and-scariest of all-where else this chemical additive can be found (purifying drinking water, fireproofing[!], glue). With more consumers turning to organic groceries and food prep, there is nothing else out there that addresses additives specifically and exclusively. With food and toy recalls every other week, this is the perfect volume for those wishing to become smarter and safer shoppers. Includes a glossary, bibliography, online resources, and appendices, as well as sections on cosmetics and genetic modification.


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    Title
    Eat Safe
    Subtitle
    The Truth About Additives from Aspartame to Xanthan Gum
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bill Statham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 102 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780762435258
    ISBN 10: 0762435259
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T General Subject: 420
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BIC subject category V2: VFMD
    Libri: I-HL
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24600
    BISAC V2.8: HEA020000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED096000
    DC22: 615.954
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 664.06
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 641.3/08
    LC classification: TX553.A3 S73 2008
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    PERSEUS BOOKS
    Publication date
    08 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Reading, MA
    Author Information
    Bill Statham is a researcher and writer in health education, who studied and practiced homeopathy in the UK and Australia for more than ten years. He lives in the state of Victoria in Australia.