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How to fix the American diet, according to the man who coined the term 'junk food'
Since then, Jacobson has helped lead the fight to ban trans fats from the food supply, push the government ... In the early ’90s, the food industry dubbed him “the great ayatollah” – because of his zealous opposition to soda, Quarter Pounders ... read more
Leaked: Coca-Cola’s Worldwide Political Strategy to Kill Soda Taxes
Internal emails ... Cola used its political influence in DC to actively fight against national public health policy like the US Dietary Guidelines. When it heard that soda taxes were being recommended to decrease soda consumption, the soda industry ... read more
With more alcohol, gourmet food and plush seats, movie theaters add luxuries to bring in customers
Perez said he loved being able to push a button and ... the trade group for the food and beverage concessions industry since 1944. “Surprisingly though, if you look at all the demographics and add all the numbers, popcorn and soda are still the two ... read more
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Coca-Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets
Records show ... of tactics used by the tobacco industry, which enlisted experts to become “merchants of doubt” about the health hazards of smoking. Marion Nestle, the author of the book “Soda Politics” and a professor of nutrition, food studies ... read more
Salt Sugar Fat: Q&A With Author Michael Moss
Sugar uses the same neurological pathways as narcotic [products rely on] to hit the pleasure center of the brain that send out the signals: “eat more, eat more.” That said, the food industry defends ... at Frito Lay to push the company to cut back ... read more
How many calories are in that pizza? Chain restaurants now have to tell you.
While public health groups say calorie labels are needed to nudge consumers toward more healthful choices — especially in an era when people dine out often — some in the food industry ... push will be around kids' meals in restaurants — banning soda ... read more
Do candy and soda makers belong at a dietitians' conference?
Lucille Beseler, president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, said in an email that academy members know the difference between marketing and science, and use their ... at an annual dietitians' conference, where food companies and industry groups ... read more
Just how bad is all that sugar for your heart?
Back in the 1960s and 1970s studies began to show that dietary fat was associated with increased ... To avoid sugar being listed first, the food industry uses different types of sugars in processed foods such as sugar, corn syrup, molasses and brown ... read more
Do candy and soda makers belong at a dietitians’ conference?
But big packaged food makers and trade groups also had a presence, emblematic of the complex ties between the food industry and nutritionists and a push ... in an email that academy members know the difference between marketing and science, and use their ... read more
How to fix the American diet — from the man who coined the term ‘junk food’
Since then, Jacobson has helped lead the fight to ban trans fats from the food supply, push the government ... In the early ’90s, the food industry dubbed him “the great ayatollah” — because of his zealous opposition to soda, Quarter Pounders ... read more