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The Resource Unsavory truth : how food companies skew the science of what we eat, Marion Nestle

Unsavory truth : how food companies skew the science of what we eat, Marion Nestle

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Unsavory truth : how food companies skew the science of what we eat
Title
Unsavory truth
Title remainder
how food companies skew the science of what we eat
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Marion Nestle
Title variation
How food companies skew the science of what we eat
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eng
Summary
"Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat. Yet, as Marion Nestle explains, these studies are more about marketing than science; they are often paid for by companies that sell those foods. Whether it's a Coca-Cola-backed study hailing light exercise as a calorie neutralizer, or blueberry-sponsored investigators proclaiming that this fruit prevents erectile dysfunction, every corner of the food industry knows how to turn conflicted research into big profit. As Nestle argues, it's time to put public health first. Written with unmatched rigor and insight, Unsavory Truth reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science--and suggests what we can do about it"--
Summary
"Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat. Yet, as Marion Nestle explains, these studies are more about marketing than science; they are often paid for by companies that sell those foods. Whether it's a Coca-Cola-backed study hailing light exercise as a calorie neutralizer, or blueberry-sponsored investigators proclaiming that this fruit prevents erectile dysfunction, every corner of the food industry knows how to turn conflicted research into big profit. As Nestle argues, it's time to put public health first. Written with unmatched rigor and insight, Unsavory Truth reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science--and suggests what we can do about it"--
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10740136
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Nestle, Marion
Dewey number
  • 664.00973
  • 363.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX360.U6
LC item number
N475 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Food
  • Food
  • Food industry and trade
  • Nutrition policy
  • Food industry and trade
  • Nutrition policy
  • United States
  • HOUSE & HOME / General
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adult
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how food companies skew the science of what we eat
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Unsavory truth : how food companies skew the science of what we eat, Marion Nestle
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-290) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
The food industry and nutrition -- A cautionary tale : drug company influence -- The unusual complexity of nutrition research -- How sweet it is : sugar and candy as health foods -- Selling meat and dairy foods -- Research on healthy foods: marketing, not necessarily science -- Coca-Cola : a case study in itself -- Conflicted advisory committees : then and now -- Co-opted? the American Society for Nutrition -- Nutrition education and dietetics societies -- Justifications, rationales, excuses : isn't everyone conflicted? -- Disclosure -- and its discontents -- Managing conflicts : early attempts -- Beyond disclosure : what to do? -- Stakeholders : take action
Control code
on1023491628
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 310 pages
Isbn
9781541697119
Lccn
2018015889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028658645
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1023491628
Label
Unsavory truth : how food companies skew the science of what we eat, Marion Nestle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The food industry and nutrition -- A cautionary tale : drug company influence -- The unusual complexity of nutrition research -- How sweet it is : sugar and candy as health foods -- Selling meat and dairy foods -- Research on healthy foods: marketing, not necessarily science -- Coca-Cola : a case study in itself -- Conflicted advisory committees : then and now -- Co-opted? the American Society for Nutrition -- Nutrition education and dietetics societies -- Justifications, rationales, excuses : isn't everyone conflicted? -- Disclosure -- and its discontents -- Managing conflicts : early attempts -- Beyond disclosure : what to do? -- Stakeholders : take action
Control code
on1023491628
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 310 pages
Isbn
9781541697119
Lccn
2018015889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028658645
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1023491628

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