New PDF release: Cornucopia: Understanding Health through Understanding

By D. Patrick Johnson

ISBN-10: 0761855963

ISBN-13: 9780761855965

Cornucopia explores the health and wellbeing and monetary implications of U.S. farm coverage. utilizing a corn farm in rural South Dakota as his start line, Johnson studies the background of agricultural rules in the United States to appreciate how large-scale, business agriculture got here to play this sort of huge function in U.S. and global meals construction. He additionally discusses the position of agricultural rules within the on-going "food for gas" debate, in addition to the linkages among agricultural outputs and future health results. because the U.S. battles with a burgeoning epidemic of nutritional illness - together with a few of the maximum charges of weight problems, diabetes, and high blood pressure within the constructed international - it's in particular very important to appreciate the place our foodstuff comes from and its relation to well-being, meals, and fiscal mobility. making sure America's healthiness and health and wellbeing calls for us to first go back to the farm.

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