Bulletin of the Taylor Society

Filename: bulletin-of-the-taylor-society.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015057290093
Release Date: 1922
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Author: Taylor Society

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100 Million Years of Food

Filename: 100-million-years-of-food.pdf
ISBN: 9781250050427
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Number of pages: 384
Author: Stephen Le
Publisher: Picador

Download and read online 100 Million Years of Food in PDF and EPUB A fascinating tour through the evolution of the human diet, and how we can improve our health by understanding our complicated history with food. There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much information and advice, often contradictory, as our diet and health: eat a lot of meat, eat no meat; whole-grains are healthy, whole-grains are a disaster; eat everything in moderation; eat only certain foods--and on and on. In 100 Million Years of Food biological anthropologist Stephen Le explains how cuisines of different cultures are a result of centuries of evolution, finely tuned to our biology and surroundings. Today many cultures have strayed from their ancestral diets, relying instead on mass-produced food often made with chemicals that may be contributing to a rise in so-called "Western diseases," such as cancer, heart disease, and obesity. Travelling around the world to places as far-flung as Vietnam, Kenya, India, and the US, Stephen Le introduces us to people who are growing, cooking, and eating food using both traditional and modern methods, striving for a sustainable, healthy diet. In clear, compelling arguments based on scientific research, Le contends that our ancestral diets provide the best first line of defense in protecting our health and providing a balanced diet. Fast-food diets, as well as strict regimens like paleo or vegan, in effect highjack our biology and ignore the complex nature of our bodies. In 100 Million Years of Food Le takes us on a guided tour of evolution, demonstrating how our diets are the result of millions of years of history, and how we can return to a sustainable, healthier way of eating.

New York Observer

Filename: new-york-observer.pdf
ISBN: NYPL:33433003183716
Release Date: 1909
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Filename: vitamania.pdf
ISBN: 9780143108153
Release Date: 2016-04-12
Number of pages: 336
Author: Catherine Price
Publisher: Penguin Books

Download and read online Vitamania in PDF and EPUB "[An] absorbing and meticulously researched history of the beginnings and causes of our obsession with vitamins and nutrition." --The New York Times Most of us know nothing about vitamins. What's more, what we think we know is harming both our personal nutrition and our national health. By focusing on vitamins at the expense of everything else, we've become blind to the bigger picture: despite our belief that vitamins are an absolute good--and the more of them, the better--vitamins are actually small and surprisingly mysterious pieces of a much larger nutritional puzzle. In Vitamania, award-winning journalist Catherine Price offers a lucid and lively journey through our cherished yet misguided beliefs about vitamins, and reveals a straightforward, blessedly anxiety-free path to enjoyable eating and good health. When vitamins were discovered a mere century ago, they changed the destiny of the human species by preventing and curing many terrifying diseases. Yet it wasn't long before vitamins spread from labs of scientists into the realm of food marketers and began to take on a life of their own. The era of "vitamania," as one 1940s journalist called it, had begun. Though we've gained much from our embrace of vitamins, what we've lost is a crucial sense of perspective. By buying into a century of hype and advertising, we have accepted the false idea that particular dietary chemicals can be used as shortcuts to health--whether they be antioxidants or omega-3s or, yes, vitamins. And it's our vitamin-inspired desire for effortless shortcuts that created today's dietary supplement industry, a veritable Wild West of overpromising "miracle" substances that can be legally sold without any proof that they are effective or safe. Price's travels to vitamin manufacturers and food laboratories and military testing kitchens--along with her deep dive into the history of nutritional science-- provide a witty and dynamic narrative arc that binds Vitamania together. The result is a page-turning exploration of the history, science, hype, and future of nutrition. And her ultimate message is both inspiring and straightforward: given all that we don't know about vitamins and nutrition, the best way to decide what to eat is to stop obsessing and simply embrace this uncertainty head-on. Praise for Vitamania: "Measured, funny, and fascinating. The only thing that Catherine Price is selling here is good reporting, engaging storytelling, and more than you thought you could possibly learn about vitamins. If you need vitamins to survive (you do), you should read this book." --Scientific American

The Journal of the National Dental Association

Filename: the-journal-of-the-national-dental-association.pdf
ISBN: MINN:31951000188418J
Release Date: 1918
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New Outlook

Filename: new-outlook.pdf
ISBN: SRLF:D0001931906
Release Date: 1918
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Western Dietitian

Filename: western-dietitian.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105015547099
Release Date: 1926
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The American Magazine

Filename: the-american-magazine.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015056074183
Release Date: 1923
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Fruit Trade Journal and Produce Record

Filename: fruit-trade-journal-and-produce-record.pdf
ISBN: UIUC:30112106851451
Release Date: 1919
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National Service

Filename: national-service.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015080296166
Release Date: 1920
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Author: Grenville Clark

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Christianity Matters

Filename: christianity-matters.pdf
ISBN: 0692804552
Release Date: 2016-11-28
Number of pages: 272
Author: David Maloof

Download and read online Christianity Matters in PDF and EPUB In Christianity Matters, David Maloof provides a survey of the trends that moved civilization forward, placing the work of history's great individual Christian peace and justice activists who followed the pure message of the Beatitudes and inspired those trends into context. "A hopeful account of how faithful Christians have contributed to a better world ... clear evidence that one person can make a difference ... a challenge to each of us to live what we claim to believe." -- Marie Dennis, Co-President of Pax Christi International "David Maloof's Christianity Matters is a thoughtful, compelling analysis of the impact of Christ's life on humanity, told through the actions of those inspired by Jesus ... a great read." -- Jay Sullivan, Author of Raising Gentle Men: Lives at the Orphanage Edge "A lovely book and an accurate one." -- Professor Rodney Stark, Baylor University Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences, Author of The Rise of Christianity Dave Maloof has over the years distinguished himself as one of America's leading international lawyers, as an award winning investigative reporter seen on public television, as an Adjunct Professor, and as a powerful international peace activist pressing for human rights reforms and peace in the Middle East.

Forest History Today

Filename: forest-history-today.pdf
ISBN: MINN:31951P00755935S
Release Date: 1995
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American Home

Filename: american-home.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015080304879
Release Date: 1929
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The Pun Also Rises

Filename: the-pun-also-rises.pdf
ISBN: 9781101513866
Release Date: 2011-04-14
Number of pages: 240
Author: John Pollack
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Pun Also Rises in PDF and EPUB A former word pun champion's funny, erudite, and provocative exploration of puns, the people who make them, and this derided wordplay's remarkable impact on history. The pun is commonly dismissed as the lowest form of wit, and punsters are often unpopular for their obsessive wordplay. But such attitudes are relatively recent developments. In The Pun Also Rises, John Pollack-a former World Pun Champion and presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton-explains why such wordplay is significant: It both revolutionized language and played a pivotal role in making the modern world possible. Skillfully weaving together stories and evidence from history, brain science, pop culture, literature, anthropology, and humor, The Pun Also Rises is an authoritative yet playful exploration of a practice that is common, in one form or another, to virtually every language on earth. At once entertaining and educational, this engaging book answers fundamental questions: Just what is a pun, and why do people make them? How did punning impact the development of human language, and how did that drive creativity and progress? And why, after centuries of decline, does the pun still matter? Watch a Video

Woodland Section papers

Filename: woodland-section-papers.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015070353340
Release Date: 1971
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Author: Canadian Pulp and Paper Association. Woodlands Section

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