The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do About ItBook - 2004
This text describes the deeply entrenched biological and cultural forces that lead Americans to over-eat and become physically inactive, and outlines creative, innovative and controversial solutions to the problem. better than its people, that targets poorer people as a market for high-calorie, low-nutrient junk food, and that allows children to be manipulated into eating poor diets through toy giveaways and in-school promotions; a call to action for social and policy change; and a workable plan to improve individual health and that of one's family with recommendations and controversial stances.
Publisher: Chicago : Contemporary Books, , ©2004
Branch Call Number: 616.398 Br
Characteristics: x, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm