Surprising Facts About Food, Health, and the EnvironmentBook - 2001
Full of surprising anecdotes, curious facts and historical oddities, thisremarkable little book connects observations from our everyday lives to thescientific principles that explain them. You will find information on organicproduce, irradiated foods, trans fat and fat substitutes, natural herbs,designer drugs, smallpox, Mad Cow Disease, Prions, Anthrax, cancer, DNAtesting, global warming, acid rain, aphrodisiacs, pheromones, and muchmore. Chances are if there is something you were wondering about, youwill find it covered here. Should you be eating margarine? Are cellphones safe? Read on!
The author has avoided scientific jargon and mathematics to make thisbook of interest to nonscientists and scientists alike.