Be Smart About Antibiotics, Pesticides, and Hormones
The Truth About Your Food
Reading Level: 5-6
Interest Level: 5-8
What are pesticides? Why are animals given antibiotics before they become food for us? Can hormones in the animals we eat affect our bodies? Readers explore the answers to these questions in this accessible look at a hot-button issue in nutrition and science. Balanced text presents important information in an objective way, while detailed sidebars provide even more detail. Readers are also presented with questions chosen to get them thinking critically about the food they eat and how it's made. Additional engaging features include full-color photographs and graphic organizers.