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Published: 26 October 2017

512 Pages | 130 illustrations


ISBN: 9780190693145

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Soda Politics

Taking on Big Soda (And Winning)

Marion Nestle

  • Answers the question, how did what is essentially flavored sugar-water come to mean so much and to have such devastating health and food policy consequences?
  • The first book to focus on the history, politics, nutrition, and health of soda, integrating public health science with historical and cultural research
  • Helps readers understand how we created this food system, what its problems are, and what we can do to change things
  • Written by the incomparable Marion Nestle, founder of the food studies program at NYU, and major public health and food choice advocate
  • Well illustrated, with ~70 figures and ~60 tables
  • Foreword by Mark Bittman, food journalist and columnist for The New York Times
  • Afterword by Neal Baer, pediatrician and television writer and producer
  • Winner of the 2016 James Beard Award for Writing & Literature

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