Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, Revised and Expanded Edition

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University of California Press, Sep 15, 2007 - Cooking - 486 pages
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An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics laid the groundwork for today's food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. Now, a new introduction and concluding chapter bring us up to date on the key events in that movement. This pathbreaking, prize-winning book helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why.

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

Sometimes there are books that cause you to really think about your life and your habits. This is one of them. Not easy to read, because it deals with where we live every day, but a vitally important subject. After all, as the author indicates, what we eat can hurt us. Read full review

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User Review  - aulap - LibraryThing

i preferred this book to the What to Eat one. This topic (food politics) is a real speciality of the author's. She is very convincing that food processors are not our friends. vested intests are and ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Author of Nutrition in Clinical Practice, she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and as a member of nutrition and science advisory committees to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. She is the author of Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (UC Press) and What to Eat .

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