Salt sugar fat : How the Food Giants Hooked Us. / Michael Moss.
- ISBN: 9780679604778 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The AtlanticThe Huffington PostMen's JournalMSN (U.K.)Kirkus ReviewsPublishers Weekly#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREvery year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds of cheese and seventy pounds of sugar. Every day, we ingest 8,500 milligrams of salt, double the recommended amount, almost none of which comes from the shakers on our table. It comes from processed food, an industry that hauls in $1 trillion in annual sales. In Salt Sugar Fat, Pulitzer Prize--winning investigative reporter Michael Moss shows how we ended up here. Featuring examples from Kraft, Coca-Cola, Lunchables, Frito-Lay, Nestlé, Oreos, Capri Sun, and many more, Moss's explosive, empowering narrative is grounded in meticulous, eye-opening research. He takes us into labs where scientists calculate the "bliss point" of sugary beverages, unearths marketing techniques...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 9
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
10.2 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2751 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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