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Dr. Earl Mindell's Unsafe at Any Meal: How to Avoid Hidden Toxins in Your Food.



EARL MINDELL AND HESTER MUNDIS

This complete revision of Mindell's book on the same subject 15 years ago reflects many changes in the labeling of foods and general knowledge about food safety. But, as Mindell quickly points out, there are still more than 76 million cases of foodborne illness A foodborne illness (also foodborne disease) is any illness resulting from the consumption of food. Although foodborne illness is commonly called food poisoning, this is often a misnomer.  each year. More commonly, however, people suffer because they lack guidance in the nutritional value of the foods they eat. This book helps readers understand the jargon jargon, pejorative term applied to speech or writing that is considered meaningless, unintelligible, or ugly. In one sense the term is applied to the special language of a profession, which may be unnecessarily complicated, e.g., "medical jargon.  printed on food labels, the nature of additives, and the risks from and misconceptions Misconceptions is an American sitcom television series for The WB Network for the 2005-2006 season that never aired. It features Jane Leeves, formerly of Frasier, and French Stewart, formerly of 3rd Rock From the Sun.  about many foods including "health" foods. The authors attack food one meal at a time by pointing out, for example, the pros and cons pros and cons
Noun, pl

the advantages and disadvantages of a situation [Latin pro for + con(tra) against]
 of chocolate and eggs, the difficulty in finding a bread that actually provides nutrition, and the unappetizing contents of hot dogs. Contemporary Bks, 2002, 274 p., paperback, $14.95.
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