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Author Sims, Laura S., 1943-

Title The politics of fat : food and nutrition policy in America / Laura S. Sims.

Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M. E. Sharpe, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  363.8560973 Si58p    ---  Available
Description xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-301) and index.
Contents Dietary fat as a public policy issue -- Policy making -- Public policy and bureaucracy in the food system -- Reinventing school lunch -- The production of fat down on the farm -- The tropical oils "wars" -- Government's role in food processing : regulating fat as a food ingredient -- Government's role in food marketing -- Food labeling reform -- Government as a provider of dietary advice -- Dietary guidelines.
Subject Nutrition policy.
Food -- Fat content.
Lipids in human nutrition.
ISBN 076560194X (pbk. : alk. paper)
0765601931 (cloth : alk. paper)

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