There are five fascinating articles in this September 2007 issue. First, "A Question of Sustenance": How globalization ushered in a world in which more than a billion people are overfed - even though 800 million still suffer from hunger.Next, "Eating Made Simple": How to cope with a mountain of conflicting diet advice.Then, "Can Fat Be Fit?": Are books that question the dangers of being overweight wrong? Also, "What Fuels Fat": What contributes to it and how to fight it.Finally, "Is Your Food Contaminated?": New contamination-detection technologies are looking more appealing.
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