Marion Nestle Exposes Corporate Manipulation of Nutrition Science in 'Unsavory Truth'

52 min
at 10:00 AM
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You've splurged on Maine wild blueberries for their reputed power to boost immunity, and you've stocked up on avocados, sources of "healthy" fats. But, as Marion Nestle details in her new book "Unsavory Truth," the research supporting health claims for these and other foods is funded by the companies that profit from their sale. We'll talk to Nestle about how the food industry shapes perceptions of a healthful diet, and how consumers can find accurate nutritional information about the foods they eat.

Guests:

Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health emerita; New York University; author, "Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat"

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