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The Resource A Bone to Pick

A Bone to Pick

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A Bone to Pick
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A Bone to Pick
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Summary
Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. The Times' only dedicated opinion columnist covering the food beat, Bittman routinely makes readers think twice about how the food we eat is produced, distributed, and cooked, and shines a bright light on the profound impact that diet--both good and bad--can have on our health and that of the planet. In A Bone to Pick, Mark's most memorable and thought-provoking columns are compiled into a single volume for the first time. As abundant and safe as the American food supply appears to be, the state of our health reveals the presence of staggering deficiencies in both the system that produces food and the forces that regulate it. Bittman leaves no issue unexamined; agricultural practices, government legislation, fad diets, and corporate greed all come under scrutiny and show that the issues governing what ends up in our market basket and on our tables are both complex and often deliberately confusing. Unabashedly opinionated and invariably thought provoking, Bittman's columns have helped readers decipher arcane policy, unpack scientific studies, and deflate affronts to common sense when it comes to determining what "eating well" truly means. As urgent as the situation is, Mark contends that we can be optimistic about the future of our food and its impact on our health, as slow-food movements, better school-lunch programs, and even "healthy fast food" become part of the norm. At once inspiring, enraging, and enlightening, A Bone to Pick is an essential resource for every reader eager to understand not only the complexities inherent in the American food system, but also the many opportunities that exist to improve it
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Bittman, Mark
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Cooking & Food
  • Essays
  • Health & Fitness
  • Nonfiction
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A Bone to Pick
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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9780804186551
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optical disk
Label
A Bone to Pick
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8f9acc54-439f-4e1b-b5f2-2a8dd599f995
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780804186551
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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    Elisha D. Smith Public Library 440 First St, Menasha, WI, 54952-3191, US
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