Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9780449808696 $45.00 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 9780449808702 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2013
CD ISBN 9780449808719 $45.00 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 9780449808726 $95.00
The author investigates the surreptitious, drug-like effects of salt, sugar, and fat in our diet and how major food companies manipulate these effects to boost their profits. Scott Brick keeps the narrative entertaining and intriguing. His full-bodied voice and expert pacing prevent the research and statistics from becoming dry. Further, he helps listeners navigate the controversial points regarding the policies of government and private entities that put the health of their organizations ahead of public health. As the fascinating links between food items, societal changes, dietary habits, marketing, and medical problems are revealed, Brick ensures that the relationships between these trends stay clear. He also provides moments of liveliness, such as when he impersonates Tony the Tiger’s iconic slogan: “They're GR-R-R-R-R-R-REAT!” M.F. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2013]
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