Formerly Known as Food
Table of Contents
PART ONE: How Did We End Up Here?
Chapter One: Our Industrial Food Landscape
The Whole Egg Theory and How We Got Here
Chapter Two: What Are We Actually Eating?
Industrial Food and Our Health
Chapter Three: Losing Our Food Illusions
“Organics” and the Nutrients Missing from Our Food
PART TWO: How the Industrial Food System
Is Changing Us from the Inside Out
Chapter Four: The Industrial Food Setup
Getting Us (and Our Children) Hooked from Day One
Chapter Five: Living in a Microbial World
Industrially Processed Food and Our Guts
PART THREE: New Science and Failing Health Agencies
Chapter Six: “So Many Tips of So Many Icebergs”
How Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Are Harming Us (and Our Children and Their Children)
Chapter Seven: Our “Safe” Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
How the Regulatory Agencies Are Failing to Protect Our Health
PART FOUR: Understanding Our Food Culture and Creating Real Change
Chapter Eight: Food Choice
The Culture of Our Upside-Down Food Environment
Chapter Nine: Handmaidens of Industry
Women, the Home, and Unwaged Work
Chapter Ten: We Can’t Eat Our Way Out of This
Food Movement Failures and Real Change
Conclusion: Protecting Our Bodies and Our Future
An independent journalist and nutrition expert, Lawless is emerging as the voice of a new generation of food thinkers. After years of "eat this, not that" advice from doctors, journalists, and food faddists, she offers something completely different.
Lawless presents a comprehensive explanation of the problem—going beyond nutrition to issues of food choice, class, race, and gender—and provides a sound and simple philosophy of eating, which she calls the "Whole Egg Theory."