Salt Sugar Fat

Salt Sugar Fat Every Year, The Average American Eats 33 Pounds Of Cheese And 70 Pounds Of Sugar They Ingest 8,500 Milligrams Of Salt A Day, Double The Recommended Amount, Almost None Of Which Comes From Salt Shakers It Comes From Processed Food, An Industry That Hauls In 1 Trillion In Annual Sales In Salt Sugar Fat, Pulitzer Prize Winning Investigative Reporter Michael Moss Shows How This Happened Featuring Examples From Some Of The Most Recognizable And Profitable Companies And Brands Of The Last Half Century Including Kraft, Coca Cola, Lunchables, Kellogg, Nestl , Oreos, Cargill, Capri Sun, And Many Moss S Explosive, Empowering Narrative Is Grounded In Meticulous, Often Eye Opening Research.He Goes Inside The Labs Where Food Scientists Use Cutting Edge Technology To Calculate The Bliss Point Of Sugary Beverages Or Enhance The Mouth Feel Of Fat By Manipulating Its Chemical Structure He Unearths Marketing Techniques Taken Straight From Tobacco Company Playbooks To Redirect Concerns About The Health Risks Of Products He Talks To Concerned Executives Who Explain That They Could Never Produce Truly Healthy Alternatives To Their Products Even If Serious Regulation Became A Reality Simply Put The Industry Itself Would Cease To Exist Without Salt, Sugar, And Fat.

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name. Michael Moss was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2010 and was a finalist for the prize in 2006 and 1999 He is also the recipient of a Loeb Award and an Overseas Press Club citation Before coming to The New York Times, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The Atla Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name. Michael Moss was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2010 and was a finalist for the prize in 2006 and 1999 He is also the recipient of a Loeb Award and an Overseas Press Club citation Before coming to The New York Times, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution He has been an adjunct professor at the Columbia School of Journalism and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons

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  • Hardcover
  • 446 pages
  • Salt Sugar Fat
  • Michael Moss
  • English
  • 02 October 2017
  • 1400069807

10 thoughts on “Salt Sugar Fat

  1. says:

    I can honestly say I am one of the first people on the planet to have eaten a Chicken Mc Nugget This is my dad a few years backHe is a mechanical engineer and a total genius Before I was born my dad had to find a job to support his family they already had my older sister My parents wanted to stay near family, so dad started looking around in the Sandusky Ohio area He got two job offers, one with NASA yes.NASA and one with Stein Associates, a brand new company that saw the need for mass I can honestly say I am one of the first people on the planet to have eaten a Chicken Mc Nugget This is my dad a few years backHe is a mechanical engineer and a total genius Before I was born my dad had to find a job to support his family they already had my older sister My parents wanted to stay near family, so dad started looking around in the Sandusky Ohio area He got two job offers, one with NASA yes.NASA and one with Stein Associates, a brand new company that saw the need for mass food production..processing it, if you will They needed someone to ...

  2. says:

    Probably like most of you, I thought Michael Moss s Salt, Sugar, Fat would be about how these ingredients are not good for us, how to eliminate them from our diets, and perhaps a few recipes to get us started I was wrong This book is farfascinating than that It s a well written, in depth look at the food industry, and how the products we all know came into being and developed over the years It names companies like Kellogg s, Kraft, Campbell s and the soft drink giants that produce Coke Probably like most of you, I thought Michael Moss s Salt, Sugar, Fat would be about how these ingredients are not good for us, how to eliminate them from o...

  3. says:

    I ve read a number of books on food and the food industry What to Eat, In Defense of Food An Eater s Manifesto this is one of my favorites Rather than vilifying the food industry en masse, the author takes the time to understand the point of view of industry insiders, especially the scientists that craft our processed food These people do not come across as evil or uncaring, but just highly motivated to do their jobs well for reasons of personal pride, loyalty to their companies, and fi I ve read a number of books on food and the food industry What to Eat, In Defense of ...

  4. says:

    Although technically a business history, you may think of this book as a dietary guide very quickly.This is a very accessible and detailed history of food conglomerates over the past fifty years, and what they have done to increase their production and sales This also details the rise of processed food and convenience meals What sorts of things have they created Lunchables, sold on convenience and giving kids independence Caprisun Tang, with just enough Vitamin C to be advertised as nutr Although technically a business history, you may think of this book as a dietary guide very quickly.This is a very accessible and detailed history of food conglomerates over the past fifty years, and what they have done to increase their production and sales This also details the rise of processed food and conve...

  5. says:

    Cynical people it s worse than you can even imagine Privacy infringements, systematic exploitation of children and African Americans, government corruption, and a willful disregard of consumers health Moss s three and a half years of investigative reporting for Salt Sugar Fat were well worth the effort, though his writing isn t concise, and boring when it came to describing the careers of food scientists he clearly admires, the points he makes are startling and incredibly important Although Cynical people it s worse than you can even imagine Privacy infringements, systematic exploitation of children and African Americans, government corruption, and a willful disregard of consumers health Moss s three and a half years of investigative reporting for Salt Sugar Fat were well worth the effort, though his writing isn t concise, and boring wh...

  6. says:

    This book has me torn It does have a lot of in depth research and it makes a lot of interesting points But, it demonizes some businesses and foods that I don t necessarily feel deserve it I love food and I know some of it is bad for me just like when I used to smoke I knew it was bad for me the whole time But, it was my choice and I was not kidding myself that I was doing my body justice I like fast food and junk food, but I try and eat it in moderation and I exercise when I can I know This book has me torn It does have a lot of in depth research and it makes a lot of interesting points But, it demonizes some businesses and foods that I don t necessarily feel deserve it I love food and I know some of it is bad for me just like w...

  7. says:

    Once you read this book a trip to the grocery store will never be the same You will watch your fellow shoppers walk around the store an pick up items like mindless creatures like your the only one who knows whats really going on, kind of like in the film They Live The section on fat is mostly about Phillip Morris s acquisition and then spin off Kraft Foods As the author talks about the various executives, marketers, and product developers I can t help but think of the characters in Mad Men Once you read this book a trip to the grocery store will never be the same You will watch your fellow shoppers walk around the store an pick up items like mindless creatures like your the only one who knows whats really going on, kind of like in the film They Live The section on fat is mostly about Phillip Morris s acquisition and then spin off Kraft Foods As the author talks about the various executives, marketers, and product develop...

  8. says:

    Several years ago I developed a candida infection my doctor urged me to give up all sugar products for at least three months.Easier said than done It didn t take me long to realize that nearly everything in the grocery aisles contained sugar And now I know why.Michael Moss, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter, has written a brilliant book that doesn t scold, lecture, or patronize Rather, it reveals the reasons why one out of four American children are at risk for diabetes and why Several years ago I developed a candida infection my doctor urged me to give up all sugar products for at least three months.Easier said than done It didn t take me long to realize that nearly everything in the grocery aisles contained sugar And now I know why.Michael Moss, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter, has written a brilliant book that do...

  9. says:

    A fascinating in depth and well researched look at the processed food industry I recommend this for anyone who buys food at a grocery or convenience store aka everyone I read this book hoping to learnabout processed foods and how to avoid them, and I definitely got what I was looking for Before reading this I was trying to avoid processed foods, and this book has helped increase that resolve, as well as educated meon how to do it It is absolutely amazing and frightening how man A fascinating in depth and well researched look at the processed food industry I recommend this for anyone who buys food at a grocery or convenience store aka everyone I read this book hoping to learnabout processed foods and how to avoid them, and I definitely got what I was looking for Before reading this I was trying to avoid processed foods, and this book has helped increase that resolve, as well as educated meon how to do it It is absolutely amazing and frightening how many processed foods some of which I remember fondly like Capri Sun have enough salt sugar fat to easi...

  10. says:

    Where I got the book my local library.Food is weird At least, it is nowadays Humans like variety variety in food makes them eatPut science and industry at the service of variety, and you get Be still my British heart.There are tens of thousands of different products in the average grocery store One thing I learned from this fascinating book is that a successful strategy to increase sales is by line extensions, where, for example, you take a bestselling product like Oreos and come up Where I got the book my local library.Food is weird At least, it is nowadays Humans like variety variety in food makes them eatPut science and industry at the service of variety, and you get Be still my British heart.There are tens of thousands of different products in the average grocery store One thing I learned from this fascinating book is that a successful strategy to increase sales is by line extensions, where, for example, you take a bestselling product like Oreos and come up with variations on the theme, until you reach thisand then you realize you ve been keeping your researchers up at night for too long.And, because the food industry is big business, and big business has shareholders to keep happy, the food industry wants you to eat its food Lots of it.GREED IS GOOD.Yes, my friend, Wall Street wants you to be a greedy pig It WANTS you to eat the whole bag of chips because, dagnammit, you re supporting the economy It is the American Way to c...

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