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Terrors of the Table

The Curious History of Nutrition

by Walter Gratzer

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7383452M
ISBN 100192806610
ISBN 109780192806611

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The biophysicist Walter Gratzer charts the progression from cabbage urine to Red Bull in his new history of nutrition, Terrors of the Table.

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