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What I Eat: Around The World In 80 Diets,9780984074402

What I Eat: Around The World In 80 Diets

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9780984074402

ISBN10:
0984074406
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/10/2010
Publisher(s):
Random House Inc
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Summary

In this fascinating study of people and their diets, 80 profiles are organized by the total number of calories each person puts away in a day. Featuring a Japanese sumo wrestler, a Massai herdswoman, world-renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria, an American competitive eater, and more, these compulsively readable personal stories also include demographic particulars, including age, activity level, height, and weight. Essays from Harvard primatologist Richard Wrangham, journalist Michael Pollan, and others discuss the implications of our modern diets for our health and for the planet. This compelling blend of photography and investigative reportage expands our understanding of the complex relationships among individuals, culture, and food.

Author Biography

PETER MENZEL is a freelance photojournalist published in Time, National Geographic, and Smithsonian, among others.

FAITH D’ALUISIO (who is married to Peter) is a former television news producer and is the editor and lead writer for their Material World books, which include Material World: A Global Family Portrait, Women in the Material World, the James Beard Award-winning Man Eating Bugs and Hungry Planet, and What the World Eats.


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