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AuthorNestle, Marion
TitleFood politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health / Marion Nestle
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002
Descript xii, 457 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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 governement: 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-foodsL Go forth and fortify ; Beyond fortification: Making foods functional ; Selling the ultimate techno-food: Olestra -- Politics of food choice

Nutrition policy -- United States Food -- Marketing -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States Food industry and trade -- United States

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