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First bite

how we learn to eat

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"In First Bite, acclaimed food historian Bee Wilson delves deep into the latest research from food psychologists, neuroscientists, and nutritionists to reveal that our food habits are shaped by family and culture, memory and gender, hunger and love. We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste or nutrition as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. Drawing on the psychology of eating, she shows that it is possible, despite our dysfunctional food industry and habits, to feed ourselves better. The key, she reveals, is to learn to take pleasure in eating healthily"--

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"In First Bite, acclaimed food historian Bee Wilson delves deep into the latest research from food psychologists, neuroscientists, and nutritionists to reveal that our food habits are shaped by family and culture, memory and gender, hunger and love. We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste or nutrition as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. Drawing on the psychology of eating, she shows that it is possible, despite our dysfunctional food industry and habits, to feed ourselves better. The key, she reveals, is to learn to take pleasure in eating healthily"--

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First bite

how we learn to eat

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"In First Bite, acclaimed food historian Bee Wilson delves deep into the latest research from food psychologists, neuroscientists, and nutritionists to reveal that our food habits are shaped by family and culture, memory and gender, hunger and love. We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste or nutrition as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. Drawing on the psychology of eating, she shows that it is possible, despite our dysfunctional food industry and habits, to feed ourselves better. The key, she reveals, is to learn to take pleasure in eating healthily"--

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 Likes and Dislikes : With Beets
2 Memory : With Milk
3 Children's Food : With Birthday Cake
4 Feeding : With Lunchbox
5 Brothers and Sisters : With Chocolate
6 Hunger : With Breakfast Cereal
7 Disorder : With Potato Chips
8 Change : With Chili
Epilogue This Is Not Advice
Acknowledgments
Notes
Further Reading
Bibliography
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-304) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
641.01/3
Library of Congress
TX631 .W548 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxii, 319 pages
Number of pages
319

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Open Library
OL27193548M
Internet Archive
firstbitehowwele0000wils
ISBN 10
0465064981
ISBN 13
9780465064984
LC Control Number
2015027683
OCLC/WorldCat
905686144

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