The purpose of food companies is to increase sales and profits. And often, that goal does not coincide with sustainable food production and or helping you make better food choices so that you can live a longer and healthier life.
In today's audio interview, I interview author and nutrition professor Marion Nestle – who is also featured in the excellent “Rise & Future Of the Food Movement” video lecture, about food politics, and how the food industry influences your nutrition and health.
Marion has authored three books, all of which are very good reads if you want to know more about how lobbying, marketing and other political actions affect the quality, safety and price of your food:
Finally, although it's not directly tied to my conversation with Marion, I thought that during this election year, the following infographic would be fun for you to check out.
Which one are you? And do the food profiles below really match your political persuasion? Leave your comments below!