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One Planet: How food companies manipulate nutrition science

Jun 23, 2019


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation with Professor Marion Nestle, author of Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat. 

She reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science and shapes our understanding of health. She says we need and deserve sound nutrition advice aimed at promoting public health—not corporate interests. So how do we make that happen?

Guest:

Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Emerita, at New York University, and author of Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat

Web resources:

Food Politics by Marion Nestle

Eater: How the Food Industry Uses Big Tobacco Tactics to Manipulate the Public

Undark Magazine: How the Food Industry Manipulates Nutrition Science: Five Questions for Marion Nestle