Soda Politics

Soda Politics

Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)

Book - 2015
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How did products containing absurdly inexpensive ingredients become multibillion dollar industries and international brand icons, while also having a devastating impact on public health? In Soda Politics, Dr. Marion Nestle answers this question by detailing all of the ways that the soft drink industry works overtime to make drinking soda as common and accepted as drinking water, for adults and children. Dr. Nestle shows how sodas are principally miracles of advertising; Coca-Cola and PepsiCo spend billions of dollars each year to promote their sale to children, minorities, and low-income populations, in developing as well as industrialized nations. And once they have stimulated that demand, they leave no stone unturned to protect profits. That includes lobbying to prevent any measures that would discourage soda sales, strategically donating money to health organizations and researchers who can make the science about sodas appear confusing, and engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to create goodwill and silence critics. Soda Politics follows the money trail wherever it leads, revealing how hard Big Soda works to sell as much of their products as possible to an increasingly obese world.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Oxford University Press,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780190263430
Branch Call Number: 338.766362 N376s 2015
Characteristics: xii, 508 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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Jun 28, 2018

soda politics, Everything you need to know about how people get sick fat and unhealthy, Lots of educational material about how people get sick on high fructose corn syrup, and sugar, be careful with sodium levels and sodium poisining, as well to much caffine can be caused as a dieuretic,


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