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Nov 01, 2011
| ISBN 9780385671569
Nov 01, 2011
| ISBN 9780385671576
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Nov 01, 2011 | ISBN 9780385671569
Nov 01, 2011 | ISBN 9780385671576
The bestselling author of Brain Fuel and An Apple a Day reveals the science of being well, eating well, and staying well clear of “alternative therapy” charlatans.Health Lab‘s theme is the most popular of Dr Joe’s specialities. There are riveting and sometimes hair-raising vignettes from the history of medicine and food production. There are reports aimed at equipping readers to recognize and beware muddled thinking, misunderstandings and deceptions in media stories about health and nutrition and in the claims made by the peddlars of “alternative” therapies. There is a wealth of information on the science of inner well-being and outer beauty. The secret to good health lies in understanding the chemistry involved. Ask Dr. Joe.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz, a professor of chemistry, is director of the Office for Science and Society, dedicated to demystifying science for the public, at McGill University. He writes a weekly column in The Gazette, hosts the Dr. Joe Show on… More about Joe Schwarcz
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