Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Food and Nutrition

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Dec 2, 2003 - Medical - 384 pages
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Taking Sides presents current issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. The pro and con essays represent the arguments of leading scholars and commentators in their fields. For more information, link to http://www.dushkin.com/takingsides/

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Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. She is the author of "What to Eat" and, from UC Press, "Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health; Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety"; and "Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine". Malden Nesheim is Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. He is coauthor (with Marion Nestle) of "Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat" and (with Ann L. Yaktine) of the Institute of Medicine report "Seafood Choices: Balancing Benefits and Risks".

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