Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it. With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed.
We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended. About the Author Mark Schatzker is an award-winning writer based in Toronto. Praise For… "Illuminating and radical. The Dorito Effect is a quick, engaging read that examines the essential role that flavor plays in the way we eat today. As a chef, I know that people want to eat delicious food, but Schatzker goes further and investigates how we engage with flavor to address the growing health crisis.
The use of flavor to change this conversation is one of the major reasons for the decline in the American diet leading to major health issues. The Dorito Effect is one of the most important health and food books I have read. Agus, M. Modern food production has made much of what we eat flavorless, and a multibillion dollar flavor industry has stepped in to fool our senses, leaving us unsatisfied and craving more and more. I strongly agree with his advice to go back to eating real food. Andrew Weil, M.
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New York Times bestselling author of Healthy Aging "I don't know when this much science has been this fun to read. Richard Bazinet, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto "If you want to understand why the future of healthy eating is delicious eating, read this book. The result has been a perfect storm, disastrously altering our biochemistry and driving our eating habits out of our control. To help us lose weight and recover our health, Robert Lustig presents personal strategies to readjust the key hormones that regulate hunger, reward, and stress; and societal strategies to improve the health of the next generation.
Can you describe how the flavor of halibut differs from red snapper?
How Brie differs from cheddar? For most of us, unfortunately, the answer is: badly.
Flavor remains a vague, undeveloped concept we don't know enough about to describe - or to appreciate - fully. In Flavor , Bob Holmes shows us just how much we're missing. He tackles questions like why cake tastes sweetest on white plates, how wine experts' eyes fool their noses, and how language affects flavor. You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from sawdust.
Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. Fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets. Award-winning food journalist and travel writer Larry Olmsted exposes this pervasive and dangerous fraud perpetrated on unsuspecting Americans. Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat.
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Yet, as Marion Nestle explains, these studies are more about marketing than science; they are often paid for by companies that sell those foods. Every corner of the food industry knows how to turn conflicted research into big profit. It's time to put public health first.
Unsavory Truth reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science - and suggests what we can do about it. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical, society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup.
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