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Author Moss, Michael, 1955-

Title Salt, sugar, fat [Axis 360 electronic resource] : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Random House, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 446 p.)
Summary The author explores his theory that the food industry's used three essential ingredients to control much of the world's diet.
Traces the rise of the processed food industry and how addictive salt, sugar, and fat have enabled its dominance in the past half century, revealing deliberate corporate practices behind current trends in obesity, diabetes, and other health challenges.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The company jewels" -- Sugar. "Exploiting the biology of the child" ; "How do you get people to crave?" ; "Convenience with a Capital 'C'" ; "Is it cereal or candy?" ; "I want to see a lot of body bags" ; "A burst of fruity aroma" -- Fat. "That gooey, sticky mouthfeel" ; "Liquid gold" ; "Lunchtime is all yours" ; "The message the government conveys" ; "No sugar, no fat, no sales" -- Salt. "People love salt" ; "The same great salty taste your customers crave" ; "I feel so sorry for the public" -- "We're hooked on inexpensive food."
Subject Nutrition -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Food habits -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Moss, Michael, 1955- Salt, sugar, fat. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2013 9781400069804 (DLC) 2012033034 (OCoLC)795758158
ISBN 9780679604778 (electronic bk.)
0679604774 (electronic bk.)
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