The Industrial Diet: The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

The Industrial Diet: The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

By: Anthony Winson (author)Hardback

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This book will speak to academic and general audiences alike, particularly health and nutritional specialists and anybody with an interest in food and agriculture.

About Author

Anthony Winson is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph.


Introduction Part 1: Food Environments from Palaeolithic Times 1 Between Producers and Eaters: A Dietary Regime Approach 2 Discordant Diets, Unhealthy People 3 From Neolithic to Capitalist Diets Part 2: The Beginnings of the Industrial Diet, 1870-1949 4 From Patent Flour to Wheaties 5 Pushing Product for Profit: Early Branding Part 3: The Intensification of the Industrial Diet, 1940-80 6 Speeding Up the Making of Food 7 The Simplification of Whole Food 8 Adulteration and the Rise of Pseudo Foods 9 The Spatial Colonization of the Industrial Diet: The Supermarket 10 Meals Away from Home: The Health Burden of Restaurant Chains Part 4: Globalization and Resistance in the Neo-Liberal Era 11 The Industrial Diet Goes Global 12 Transformative Food Movements and the Struggle for Healthy Eating 13 Case Studies of a Transformative Food Movement 14 Towards a Sustainable and Ethical Health-Based Dietary Regime Notes, Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774825511
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780774825511
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 0774825510

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