Food For Nought The Decline in Nutrition by Ross Hume Hall
Food is big business. Contemporary technology manipulates and processes both food and the consumer in the most sophisticated manner possible. The far-reaching effects of modern food technology are the subject of this book. Emphasis is placed on the lack of interest in nutrition on the part of the medical and scientific communities. The causes and effects of this neglect concerning modern patterns of food consumption are examined in detail. The author adopts a global approach , putting human nutrition in a context of social, technical, and scientific events, emphasizing their interrelationships. This book strives for a new definition of nutrition, beyond the limited, obsolete definition based on carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins. Anyone interested in improving human nutrition will find food for thought here.