Unsavory Truth

How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat
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Author(s): Marion Nestle
Original Publish Date: Oct 30, 2018
Product Number: EB00719929
Released: Oct 30, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781541617322
Publisher: Basic Books
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Description

A James Beard Award-winner and the author of What to Eat and Soda Politics, leading nutritionist Marion Nestle exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit. 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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Author(s): Marion Nestle
Narrator(s): Norah Tocci
Product Number Z100154005
Released: Aug 16, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781549146916