A Geography of Digestion: Biotechnology and the Kellogg by Nicholas Bauch

By Nicholas Bauch

A Geography of Digestion is a hugely unique exploration of the legacy of the Kellogg corporation, one in every of America’s such a lot enduring and storied nutrition companies. within the past due 19th century, corporation founder John H. Kellogg was once experimenting with state of the art advances in dietary and clinical technological know-how at his conflict Creek Sanitarium. Believing that stable overall healthiness relied on digesting definitely the right meals within the correct means, Kellogg notion that right digestion couldn't take place with out more desirable applied sciences, together with options in food-processing equipment, city sewer infrastructure, and agricultural creation that modified the way in which american citizens fed on and assimilated nutrients. Asking his readers to consider mapping the strategies and destinations of digestion, Nicholas Bauch strikes outward from the tummy to the sanitarium and during the panorama, clarifying the connection among foodstuff, physique, and setting at a very important second within the emergence of yankee healthiness nutrition sensibilities.

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