Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Paperback California Studies in Food and Culture

By (author) Marion Nestle

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  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Format: Paperback | 510 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 81mm | 703g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Berkerley
  • ISBN 10: 0520254031
  • ISBN 13: 9780520254039
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 31 b/w photographs, 5 line illustrations, 41 tables
  • Sales rank: 101,016

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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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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 .