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  • An Apple a Day

    The Myths, Misconceptions, and Truths About the Foods We Eat

    by Joe Schwarcz

    Eat salmon. It’s full of good omega-3 fats. Don’t eat salmon. It’s full of PCBs and mercury. Eat more veggies. They’re full of good antioxidants. Don’t eat more veggies. The pesticides will give you cancer.Forget your dinner jacket and put on your lab coat: you have to be a nutritional scientist these days before you sit down to eat—which is why we need Dr. Joe Schwarcz, the expert in connecting ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    Is That a Fact?

    Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    Narrated by Garrett Goodison

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    Dr. Joe Schwarcz takes on the quacks and doles out the facts in this eye-opening look at the science around usEat this and live to 100. Don’t, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and what’s best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Is That a Fact?

    Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    The bestselling “quackbuster” and “tireless tub-thumper against pseudoscience” fishes for the facts in a flood of misinformation (Maclean’s).Eat this and live to 100. Don’t, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and what’s best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Grain of Salt

    The Science and Pseudoscience of What We Eat

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    Bestselling popular science author Dr. Joe Schwarcz debunks the baloney and serves up the raw facts in this appetizing collection about the things we eatEating has become a confusing experience. Should we follow a keto diet? Is sugar the next tobacco? Does fermented cabbage juice cure disease? Are lectins toxic? Is drinking poppy seed tea risky? What’s with probiotics? Can packaging contaminate ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • A Feast of Science

    Intriguing Morsels from the Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    An entertaining and digestible volume that demystifies science, from the author of 16 bestselling popular science booksCrave answers? A Feast of Science demystifies the chemistry of everyday life, serving up practical knowledge to both inform and entertain. Guaranteed to satiate your hunger for palatable and relevant scientific information, Dr. Joe Schwarcz proves that chemical is not necessarily ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Audiobook

    A Grain of Salt

    The Science and Pseudoscience of What We Eat

    by Dr Joe Schwarcz

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen

    Unabridged

    11 hours 33 min

    A curated collection of new and updated Dr. Joe essays on food and nutrition Of all the dietary and nutritional claims pitched to us, what can we believe? How does cinnamon affect your health? How splendid is Splenda? Should you buy farmed, wild, or canned food? What's fishy about fish-oil supplements? Will a diet of Twinkies and M&M's lead to weight loss? Water from a tap or from a plastic bottle ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

    62 All-New Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    The bestselling popular science author reveals “the connections between what we teach in chemistry courses and the world in which . . . [we] live” (ChemEd X).Interesting anecdotes and engaging tales make science fun, meaningful, and accessible. Separating sense from nonsense and fact from fiction, these essays cover everything from the ups of helium to the downs of drain cleaners, and provide ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

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    Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

    Separating Fact from Fiction, and the Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    Narrated by Garrett Goodison

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    A healthy dose of scientific skepticism in the information age, from bestselling author Dr. Joe SchwarzThe internet is a powerful beast; no matter what question you may have, the answer is just a few keystrokes away. But with so many sources available, and so many conflicting answers, how do you know what information is reliable? In Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules, Dr. Joe Schwarcz takes a critical ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Dr. Joe & What You Didn't Know

    177 Fascinating Questions & Answers about the Chemistry of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    The mythbuster and bestselling popular science author of A Grain of Salt tackles questions that show the scientific underpinnings of our culture.Dr. Joe & What You Didn’t Know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. Joe ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

    Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    **The bestselling popular science author “****has made it his mission to tackle myths about science and the so-called experts who spread them” (**CBC Radio).The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away. But when there are multiple answers from various sources, how do we know what information is reliable? In Monkeys, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Brain Fuel

    199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    National BestsellerFrom the #1 bestselling author – a cornucopia of mind-expanding insights into the science of the real world.Dr. Joe – as he is affectionately known to millions of readers, listeners, viewers, and students – brings his magic formula to Doubleday Canada with Brain Fuel.As with Dr. Joe’s previous best-selling books, Brain Fuel informs and entertains on a wild assortment of science ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Science, Sense & Nonsense

    by Dr. Joe Schwarcz

    When did "chemical" become a dirty word?Forty or so years ago, chemistry -- which had been recognized as a miracle-making boon to humanity - somehow became associated with warfare, sinister food additives, "toxins" and pollution.It's a situation that Dr. Joe Schwarcz aims to put into perspective.Yes, there's a downside to chemistry, he says, but this is dwarfed by its enormous benefits.Dr. Joe's ... Read more

    $11.99 USD