Food and Society

Food and Society

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The lifecycle of the food we eat—its journey from the fields to our bodies—is often more interesting and complex than we may realize. Over the course of thousands of years, food production has become increasingly sophisticated, with agricultural advances influencing the types of food we consume and the nutrition we receive. These detailed volumes offer a behind-the-scenes look at the history and development of various food staples, the role of food in our lives, and the effect of nutrition on the human body. • In-depth coverage of scientific and historical developments in agriculture and nutrition • Informative sidebars spotlight significant facts and concepts • Glossaries explain key terms and ideas
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback
  • 165.1 x 241.3 x 31.75mm | 1,043.26g
  • United States
  • English
  • 161530925X
  • 9781615309252

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