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Human Heredity: Principles and Issues
HUMAN HEREDITY presents the concepts of human genetics in clear, concise language and provides relevant examples that you can apply to yourself, your family, and your work environment. Author Michael Cummings explains the origin, nature, and amount of genetic diversity present in the human population and how that diversity has been shaped by natural selection. The artwork and accompanying media visually support the material by teaching rather ...
The Unhealthy Truth: One Mother's Shocking Investigation into the Dangers of America's Food Supply-- and What ...
Robyn O’Brien is not the most likely candidate for an antiestablishment crusade. A Houston native from a conservative family, this MBA and married mother of four was not someone who gave much thought to misguided government agencies and chemicals in our food—until the day her youngest daughter had a violent allergic reaction to eggs, and everything changed. The Unhealthy Truth is both the story of how one brave woman chose to take on the ...
From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose…Bestselling author Dean Koontz presents his most terrifying, dramatic and moving novel: The explosive story of a man and a woman, caught in a relentless storm of mankind’s darkest creation…
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, ...
Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine
Gabriel Cousens M.D.
Tree of Life Cafe Chefs
North Atlantic Books
Medical researchers have found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet, combined with environmental pollutants and stress, can lead to a buildup of toxins in the body collectively known as chronic degenerative disease. Here holistic physician Gabriel Cousens addresses the dangers of foods that have been genetically modified, treated with pesticides, microwaved, and irradiated—and presents an alternative diet of whole, natural, organic, and raw foods ...
The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and ...
Columbia University Press
Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combines with nature to engineer biological diversity. Surveying the twenty-year history of the field while also highlighting its latest findings and innovations, this volume provides a readily ...
Human Heredity: Principles and Issues (Available Titles Coursemate)
HUMAN HEREDITY presents the concepts underlying human genetics in clear, concise language and provides relevant examples that you can apply to yourself, your family, and your work environment. Author Michael Cummings explains the origin, nature, and amount of genetic diversity present in the human population and how that diversity has been shaped by natural selection. The artwork and accompanying media visually support the material by teaching ...
Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food
Pamela C. Ronald
R. W. Adamchak
Oxford University Press
By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased food production. Written as part memoir, part instruction, and part contemplation, ...
Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®
Oxford University Press
The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is also safe, nutritious, fresh, and grown by local farmers using fewer chemicals. Heavily subsidized and underregulated commercial farmers are facing stronger push back from environmentalists and consumer activists, and food companies are under the microscope. ...
Never Be Sick Again: Health Is a Choice, Learn How to Choose It
One day Raymond Francis, a chemist and a graduate of MIT, found himself in a hospital, battling for his life. The diagnosis: acute chemical hepatitis, chronic fatigue, multiple chemical sensitivities, and several autoimmune syndromes, causing him to suffer fatigue, dizziness, impaired memory, heart palpitations, diarrhea, numbness, seizures and numerous other ailments. Knowing death was imminent unless he took action, Francis decided to research ...
Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food
A prominent food journalist follows the trail from Big Pizza to square tomatoes to exploding food prices to Wall Street, trying figure out why we can't all have healthy, delicious, affordable food In 2008, farmers grew enough to feed twice the world's population, yet more people starved than ever before—and most of them were farmers. In Bet the Farm , food writer Kaufman sets out to discover the connection between the global food system ...
Crocodile Tears (Alex Rider)
A charity broker con artist has raised millions of dollars in donations, only to invest them in a form of genetically modified corn that has the power to release an airborne strain of virus so powerful it can knock out an entire country in one windy day. A catastrophe so far-reaching that it would raise millions of dollars more in charitable donations, all of which would be embezzled by one man. The antidote? Alex Rider, of course, who survives ...
The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America , which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects ...
Introduction to Horticultural Science
Richard N. Arteca
Designed to provide readers with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything the reader needs to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. Coverage includes critical topics such as fundamental concepts, cutting edge research, careers in horticulture, the relationship between horticulture and the environment, classification of ...
Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation
William F. Engdahl
This skillfully researched book focuses on how a small socio-political American elite seeks to establish its control over the very basis of human survival, the provision of our daily bread. Control the food and you control the people. This is no ordinary book about the perils of GMO. Engdahl takes the reader inside the corridors of power, into the backrooms of the science labs, behind closed doors in the corporate boardrooms. The author reveals ...
Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest
Simon & Schuster
For most people, the global war over genetically modified foods is a distant and confusing one. The battles are conducted in the mystifying language of genetics. A handful of corporate "life science" giants, such as Monsanto, are pitted against a worldwide network of anticorporate ecowarriors like Greenpeace. And yet the possible benefits of biotech agriculture to our food supply are too vital to be left to either partisan. The companies ...
Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
South End Press
Contents Introduction Chapter 1 The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply Chapter 2 Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food Cultures Chapter 3 The Stolen Harvest Under the Sea Chapter 4 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows Chapter 5 The Stolen Harvest of Seed Chapter 6 Genetic Engineering and Food Security Chapter 7 Reclaiming Food Democracy
GMO Free Diet: How to stay healthy by identifying and avoiding dangerous foods
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Nourish your body with healthy foods using this Amazon Bestseller - GMO Free Diet Order this book today for just $7.99. You’re about to discover how to identify and avoid these dangerous and controversial foods from your diet completely. GMO's (Genetically Modified Organisms) are everywhere. Banned in many countries all over the world including Japan, Australia, and the UK, GMO foods are abundant in the United States. Over 75% of foods ...
Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered ...
Jeffrey M. Smith
Without knowing it, Americans eat genetically modified (GM) food everyday. While the food and chemical industries claim that GMO food is safe, a considerable amount of evidence shows otherwise. In Seeds of Deception , Jeffrey Smith, a former executive with the leading independent laboratory testing for GM presence in foods, documents these serious health dangers and explains how corporate influence and government collusion have been used to ...
The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our ...
Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying. This new book from the Council for Responsible Genetics gathers the best, most thought-provoking essays by the leading scientists, science writers, and public ...
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