Book , Print in English

Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health

Marion Nestle.
  • Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
  • Rev. and expanded ed.
  • xviii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Series
Summary
  • Synopsis: How does the food industry influence what we eat and, therefore, our health? What are the food industry's marketing methods and what is its relationship to the political system? What can be said about its use of political power to achieve profit goals? A bold, unprecedented behind-the-scenes expose of one of America's biggest and most powerful industries.
Contents
  • Undermining dietary advice
  • Working the system
  • Exploiting kids, corrupting schools
  • Deregulating dietary supplements
  • Inventing techno-foods
  • Conclusion: the politics of food choice
  • Afterword: food politics : five years later and beyond
  • Appendix: issues in nutrition and nutrition research.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780520254039
  • 0520254031
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2010287513
  • OCLC: 148296864
  • OCLC: 148296864