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The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
by Michael Pollan
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Have you ever wondered why Twinkies never go bad? Are you eating food, or are you eating "edible food-like substances"? This book will help you answer those questions, and help you eat and cook in ways that are healthier for your body and better for the... (read more)

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Omnivore's Dilemma (09 Edition)
Omnivore's Dilemma (09 Edition)
by Michael Pollan
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The New York Times bestseller that?s changing America?s diet is now perfect for younger readers ?What ?s for dinner?? seemed like a simple question?until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big... (read more)

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Genetically Modified Food (Global Viewpoints)
Genetically Modified Food (Global Viewpoints)
by Noel (edt) Merino
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Though still hotly debated by some, global warming is now an accepted fact in the wider scientific community. The average temperature of the Earth is clearly getting warmer. As scientists work to develop accurate models to predict the full impact of... (read more)

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Chew on This (07 Edition)
Chew on This (07 Edition)
by Eric Schlosser
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In the New York Times bestseller Chew on This, Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson unwrap the fast-food industry to bring you a behind-the-scenes look at a business that both feeds and feeds off the young. Find out what really goes on at your favorite... (read more)

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Why Should I Eat Well?
Why Should I Eat Well?
by Claire Llewellyn
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Boys and girls discover the importance of eating sensibly and keeping to a balanced diet. They learn that good eating habits are important for health and fitness. Titles in the enlightening and entertaining Why Should I? series of picture storybooks... (read more)

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Do It Yourself #1: Healthy Eating: Diet and Nutrition
Do It Yourself #1: Healthy Eating: Diet and Nutrition
by Anna Claybourne
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This series offers an exciting apporach to understanding and investigation. Each book helps readers conduct their own experiments and activities, and to learn more about the world around them. Each title includes clear instructions and illustrations... (read more)

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What We Eat (Kingfisher Readers: Level 2)
What We Eat (Kingfisher Readers: Level 2)
by Brenda Stones
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LEVEL 2 - BEGINNING TO READ ALONE up to 35 words per page Text is accessible and engaging with plenty of interest and repetition. Vocabulary is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple. Guided Reading levels: I, J Whats for... (read more)

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What the World Eats
What the World Eats
by Faith D'aluisio
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Sitting down to a daily family meal has long been a tradition for billions of people. But in every corner of the world this age-old custom is rapidly changing. From increased trade between countries to the expansion of global food corporations like Kraft... (read more)

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Genetically Modified Food (Global Viewpoints)
Genetically Modified Food (Global Viewpoints)
by Noel Merino
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Though still hotly debated by some, global warming is now an accepted fact in the wider scientific community. The average temperature of the Earth is clearly getting warmer. As scientists work to develop accurate models to predict the full impact of... (read more)

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What Happens to a Hamburger? (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
What Happens to a Hamburger? (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
by Paul Showers
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What happens to food when you eat it? Read and find out about your digestive system and how it turns food into energy your body can use.... (read more)

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What We Eat (Kingfisher Readers: Level 2)
What We Eat (Kingfisher Readers: Level 2)
by Brenda Stones
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LEVEL 2 - BEGINNING TO READ ALONE up to 35 words per page Text is accessible and engaging with plenty of interest and repetition. Vocabulary is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple. Guided Reading levels: I, J Whats for... (read more)

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Living with Obesity (Teen's Guides)
Living with Obesity (Teen's Guides)
by Nicolas Stettler
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Written in clear, straightforward language, Living with Obesity provides teens with the information they need to understand obesity and its treatments. This practical new guide discusses changing behaviors in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle, long... (read more)

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Your Healthy Plate: Dairy (21st Century Basic Skills Library: Level 3)
Your Healthy Plate: Dairy (21st Century Basic Skills Library: Level 3)
by Katie Marsico
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This new book from Cherry Lake Publishing, highlights dairy, one of the food groups contained in the new dietary guidelines for Americans launched in January 2011 by the FDA. This leveled reader helps the young child understand the importance of dairy as... (read more)

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Carbonated Beverages (Incredibly Disgusting Food)
Carbonated Beverages (Incredibly Disgusting Food)
by Adam Furgang
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Whether you call it a soft drink, a soda pop, or just plain soda, carbonated beverages have been a favorite American drink since the 1800s. Since 1978, the consumption of carbonated beverages has tripled for boys 12 29, and doubled for girls in the same... (read more)

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Nancy and the Nutrition Tree
Nancy and the Nutrition Tree
by Bonnie Priest
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This beautifully illustrated book will help children to learn the basic principles of nutrition for healthy, strong bodies.... (read more)

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Nutrition and Weight Management, Second Edition (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition)
Nutrition and Weight Management, Second Edition (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition)
by Lori A. Smolin
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The obesity epidemic in the United States and abroad is growing, and weight has become a rising concern in today's society. Nutrition and Weight Management, Second Edition discusses the concept of weight management as well as the role that social... (read more)

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New Prescription for Childhood Obesity: Fight Childhood Obesity with Antioxidants & Phytonutrients
New Prescription for Childhood Obesity: Fight Childhood Obesity with Antioxidants & Phytonutrients
by Billy C. Johnson
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About one in three American children is either overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is a crisis robbing youth of health and energy, and even causing children to die prematurely. Obesity among children, which is likely to carry over to adulthood, is... (read more)

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The Milk Group
The Milk Group
by Mari C. Schuh
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Text and photographs present the milk group, the foods in this group, and examples of healthy eating choices.... (read more)

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Let's Eat Breakfast (Sparklers: Food We Eat)
Let's Eat Breakfast (Sparklers: Food We Eat)
by Michele Leggott
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Lets Eat Breakfast encourages children to think about when they eat breakfast and what kinds of food they might eat. They will encounter a range of healthy breakfast from around the world, and see where some foods come from. Finally they can follow the... (read more)

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Your Healthy Plate, Fruits
Your Healthy Plate, Fruits
by Katie Marsico
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This new book from Cherry Lake Publishing, highlights Fruit, one of the food groups contained in the new dietary guidelines for Americans launched in January 2011 by the FDA. This leveled reader helps the young child understand the importance of fruit as... (read more)

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