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Modern Food, Moral Food

Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century

Modern Food, Moral Food( )
Author: Veit, Helen Zoe
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $77.00
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American eating changed dramatically in the early twentieth century. As food production became more industrialized, nutritionists, home economists, and so-called racial scientists were all pointing Americans toward a newly scientific approach to diet. Food faddists were rewriting the most basic rules surrounding eating, while reformers were working to reshape the diets of immigrants and the poor. And by the time of World War I, the country's first international aid program was bringing...
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