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Ingredients : the strange chemistry of what we put in us and on us / George Zaidan ; illustrated (poorly) by the author

Zaidan, George, (author,, illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 363.192 ZAI (Text) 33187004658973 Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 363.192 Z21 (Text) 76383000475760 Adult New Shelf, NF Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 363.1926 ZAIDAN (Text) 34330513475666 Adult - New Non-Fiction In process -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS52422 (Text) ZIONS52422 New Books . 2nd Floor On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524744274
  • ISBN: 1524744271
  • Physical Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Dutton, 2020.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Processed food is bad for you, right? -- Plants are trying to kill you -- Microbes are trying to eat your food -- The smoking gun, or what certainty looks like -- Sunburnt to a crisp, or what less certainty looks like -- Is coffee the elixir of life or blood of the devil? -- Associations, or the grapes of math -- What's that public pool smell made of? -- You're late for a very important date -- So what do I do?
Summary, etc.:
"Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why-explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H. Ingredients offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. Apart from the burning question of whether you should eat that Cheeto, Zaidan explores a range of topics"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food > Composition.
Nutrition.
Diet.
Chemicals > Popular works.

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