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Catherine Price
Catherine Price's newest book, VITAMANIA: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection, was published in February 2015 by Penguin Press.Catherine's written and multimedia work has appeared in publications including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, The San Francisco... show more

Catherine Price's newest book, VITAMANIA: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection, was published in February 2015 by Penguin Press.Catherine's written and multimedia work has appeared in publications including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post Magazine, Slate, Salon, Men's Journal, Mother Jones, The Oprah Magazine, and Parade, among others. Her previous books include a parody travel guide called 101 Places Not To See Before You Die (HarperPaperbacks 2010), and The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant (Harper Collins 2009). Catherine is a two-time Société de Chimie Industrielle fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation and VITAMANIA was supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. She also has been a fellow at the Mesa Refuge, the Middlebury Program in Environmental Reporting, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT (for its medical evidence and food boot camps), and has been nominated for an American Society of Magazine Editors award (for a package on back health) and a James Beard award (for a piece about eating roadkill). She's passionate about nutrition, diabetes, health and travel, and also founded a legally themed clothing shop called Illegal Briefs (www.cafepress.com/illegalbriefs). Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2001, Catherine is a frequent contributor to ASweetLife.org. Catherine's website is catherine-price.com. Follow her on Twitter at @catherine_price (#vitamania)
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pkgonzales7
pkgonzales7 rated it 4 months ago
I found this to be a helpful, practical, straight-forward guide to how to have a healthier relationship with your phone. The author has a candid writing style and isn't overly dramatic or a Luddite by any means, but gives it to you straight and helps you turn your smartphone into a tool rather than ...
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Jessica's Book Thoughts rated it 3 years ago
This is really nice. I love the matte finish pale blue cover. The light colored flowers on the front are a light silver that at times looks white and is reflective. Each page has a quote and most have a writing prompt. There is almost two pages worth of room to write your thoughts. There is a spot f...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
Got this from FirstReads for an honest review.I really enjoyed this well-researched and well-written book by Catherine Price. If you're looking for some amazing nutritional advice that will change your world and save your life, this isn't it. Her advice is: don't isolate your micronutrients, eat ...
Deb's books
Deb's books rated it 9 years ago
Parts of this I did like, but a lot of it I didn't. I don't find it funny. Maybe half of them were actually about places not to go. Some were personal stories, a few were stupid filler.
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