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The Resource Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health, Marion Nestle ; foreword by Michael Pollan

Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health, Marion Nestle ; foreword by Michael Pollan

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Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health
Title
Food politics
Title remainder
how the food industry influences nutrition and health
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Marion Nestle ; foreword by Michael Pollan
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Language
eng
Summary
We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food dollars. In this title, the author reveals how the competition really works and how it affects our health. It illustrates food politics in action: watered-down government dietary advice, diet supplements promoted as if they were First Amendment rights
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Examines how marketing practices promote overeating and malnutrition, and discusses the influence the food industry has over government and health care
Award
James Beard Foundation Book Awards, Writing and Literature, 2003.
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210511
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UKM
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Nestle, Marion
Dewey number
363.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Pollan, Michael
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True
Series statement
California studies in food and culture
Series volume
3
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  • Food
  • Nutrition policy
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food
Target audience
adult
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how the food industry influences nutrition and health
Label
Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health, Marion Nestle ; foreword by Michael Pollan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-486) and index
Contents
Introduction: the food industry and "eat more". Undermining dietary advice. From "eat more" to "eat less, " 1900-1990 -- Politics versus science: opposing the food pyramid, 1991-1992 -- "Deconstructing" dietary advice -- Working the system. Influencing government: food lobbies and lobbyists -- Co-opting nutrition professionals -- Winning friends, disarming critics -- Playing hardball: legal and not -- Exploiting kids, corrupting schools. Starting early: underage consumers -- Pushing soft drinks: "pouring rights" -- Deregulating dietary supplements. Science versus supplements: "a gulf of mutual incomprehension" -- Making health claims legal: the supplement industry's war with the FDA -- Deregulation and its consequences -- Inventing techno-foods. Go forth and fortify -- Beyond fortification: making foods functional -- Selling the ultimate techno-food: olestra
Control code
000051380771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded 10th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxii, 510 p.
Isbn
9780520275966
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health, Marion Nestle ; foreword by Michael Pollan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-486) and index
Contents
Introduction: the food industry and "eat more". Undermining dietary advice. From "eat more" to "eat less, " 1900-1990 -- Politics versus science: opposing the food pyramid, 1991-1992 -- "Deconstructing" dietary advice -- Working the system. Influencing government: food lobbies and lobbyists -- Co-opting nutrition professionals -- Winning friends, disarming critics -- Playing hardball: legal and not -- Exploiting kids, corrupting schools. Starting early: underage consumers -- Pushing soft drinks: "pouring rights" -- Deregulating dietary supplements. Science versus supplements: "a gulf of mutual incomprehension" -- Making health claims legal: the supplement industry's war with the FDA -- Deregulation and its consequences -- Inventing techno-foods. Go forth and fortify -- Beyond fortification: making foods functional -- Selling the ultimate techno-food: olestra
Control code
000051380771
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded 10th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxii, 510 p.
Isbn
9780520275966
Other physical details
ill.

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