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Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Identifies what the author terms the "over-efficiency" of America's food industry, explaining how marketing practices promote overeating and the development of unhealthy food preferences, and warning readers about the influence the food industry has over the government and health-care industry.

Table of Contents

Undermining dietary advice — Working the system — Exploiting kids, corrupting schools — Deregulating dietary supplements — Inventing techno-foods.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520934467
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
Cooking : Regional & Ethnic - General
Author:
Nestle, Marion
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Business & Economics : Industries - Agribusiness
Subject:
Business & Economics : Government & Business
Subject:
Medical : Health Policy
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
September 2007
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
510

Related Subjects

Business » Business Law
Business » General
Business » Management
Business » Writing
Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » General
Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » Nutrition
Cooking and Food » Regional and Ethnic » United States » Ethnic
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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