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Food Politics

How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Food Politics( )
Author: Nestle, Marion
Foreword by: Pollan, Michael
Series title:California Studies in Food and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-520-27596-6
Publication Date:May 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food dollars. In this engrossing exposé, Marion Nestle goes behind the scenes to reveal how the competition really works and how it affects our health. The abundance of food in the United States--enough calories to meet the needs of every man, woman, and child twice over--has a downside. Our over-efficient food industry must do everything possible to persuade people to eat more--more...
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Book Details
Pages:534
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Agriculture & Food Policy
Business & Economics / Industries / Food Industry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Nestle, Marion (Author)
Michael Pollan is a contributing writer for "The New York Times Magazine" as well as a contributing editor at "Harper's" magazine. He is the author of two prize-winning books: "Second Nature: A Gardener's Education" and "A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder."

Pollan lives in Connecticut with his wife and son. 030



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