IN DEFENSE OF FOOD by Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan on YouTube :: see more on the right-hand side.

Study Says Junk Food Still Dominates Youth TV :: Can tv ads aimed at children go on a healthy diet? For years, health officials have warned that bombarding children with junk food commercials has contributed to the problem of childhood obesity.
The Reasons for Walmart's Healthy Foods Initiative - Hank Cardello -The Atlantic  By pushing produce and healthier foods, Walmart's "cuddle capitalism" could slim us down and bloat the company's profits.

Why We Can't Stop Eating David Kessler: Fat, Salt and Sugar Alter Brain Chemistry, Make Us Eat Junk Food :: He went in the middle of the night, long after the last employee had locked up the Chili's Grill and Bar. He'd steer his car around the back, check to make sure no one was around and then quietly approach the dumpster.
The End Of Overeating by Dr. David Kessler :: Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler describes how, since the 1980s, the food industry, in collusion with the advertising industry, and lifestyle changes have short-circuited the body's self-regulating mechanisms, leaving many at the mercy of reward-driven eating. Through research, personal stories and examinations of specific foods produced by corporations & restaurant chains, Kessler explains how the desire to eat -- distinct from eating itself -- is stimulated in the brain by an almost infinite variety of diabolical combinations of salt, fat and sugar.

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