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Ingredients : the strange chemistry of what we put in us and on us / George Zaidan ; illustrated (poorly) by the author.

Zaidan, George, (author,, illustrator.).

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oxford Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oxford Public Library 363.19 ZAI (Text to phone) 33530147508185 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Processed food is bad for you, right? -- Plants are trying to kill you -- Microbes are trying to eat your food -- The smoking gun, or what certainty looks like -- Sunburnt to a crisp, or what less certainty looks like -- Is coffee the elixir of life or blood of the devil? -- Associations, or the grapes of math -- What's that public pool smell made of? -- You're late for a very important date -- So what do I do?
Summary, etc.:
"Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why-explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H. Ingredients offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. Apart from the burning question of whether you should eat that Cheeto, Zaidan explores a range of topics"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food > Composition.
Chemicals > Popular works.
Genre: Popular works.

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