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Demystifies the popular obsession with 'good' versus 'bad' nutrients, showing how this is used by the food industry to promote processed foods with misleading health claims. Gyorgy Scrinis explores the origins of this reductive focus on nutrients, and how it can undermine our understanding of what is healthy and unhealthy food.
Judith Healy and Paul Dugdale
More people die each year in hospital accidents than in car accidents. This is a much needed systematic analysis of current issues, challenges and outcomes surrounding safety in patient health care in Australia.
In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is - uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human.
Edited by Mark Lawrence and Tony Worsley
A systematic, research-based overview of the central principles and practice issues in the growing field of public health nutrition. With chapters by leading international experts, this is essential reading for practitioners and students in public health, nutrition, health policy and related fields.