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Food politics: how the food industry influences nutrition and health

Author: Nestle, Marion Publisher: University of California Press 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 457 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520240677Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HC2000 .F6 N47 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Food Politics How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health Contents Preface Introduction: The Food Industry and "Eat More" PART ONE UNDERMINING DIETARY ADVICE 1. From "Eat More" to "Eat Less," 1900-1990 2. Politics versus Science: Opposing the Food Pyramid, 1991-1992 3. "Deconstructing" Dietary Advice PART TWO WORKING THE SYSTEM 4. Influencing Government: Food Lobbies and Lobbyists 5. Co-opting Nutrition Professionals 6. Winning Friends, Disarming Critics 7. Playing Hardball: Legal and Not PART THREE EXPLOITING KIDS, CORRUPTING SCHOOLS 8. Starting Early: Underage Consumers 9. Pushing Soft Drinks: "Pouring Rights" PART FOUR DEREGULATING DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS 10. Science versus Supplements: "A Gulf of Mutual Incomprehension" 11 . Making Health Claims Legal: The Supplement Industry's War with the FDA 12. Deregulation and Its Consequences vii 1 29 31 51 67 93 95 111 137 159 173 175 197 219 222 247 272 PART FIVE INVENTING TECHNO-FOODS 13. Go Forth and Fortify 14. Beyond Fortification: Making Foods Functional 15. Selling the Ultimate Techno-Food: Olestra Conclusion: The Politics of Food Choice Appendix: Issues in Nutrition and Nutrition Research Notes List of Tables List of Figures Index 295 298 315 338 358 375 387 439 441 443

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