Liz De Coster's Reviews > Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

Why Calories Count by Marion Nestle
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
258616
's review
Mar 27, 2012

liked it
bookshelves: nonfiction, food

A clear and straightforward look at food nutrition, specifically calories, though more scientifically detailed than I was expecting. The content itself was a bit of a mashup of food science, nutrition, agricultural/FDA/ATF policies and politics, and analysis of food marketing. The authors present a thorough overview, but duplicate a lot of information found in other resources (Michael Pollan, David Kessler, Nestle's other works) so I would say it's a necessary addition to the bookshelf if you've already read those.
flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Why Calories Count.
Sign In »

Reading Progress

March 27, 2012 – Shelved
March 27, 2012 – Shelved as: nonfiction
March 27, 2012 – Shelved as: food
April 9, 2012 – Started Reading
April 9, 2012 –
page 15
4.93%
April 10, 2012 –
page 154
50.66%
April 13, 2012 – Finished Reading

No comments have been added yet.