Nutrition

Bowing to His Industry Masters, Vilsack’s USDA Dumps Sustainability Considerations in New Dietary Guidelines

Notice posted by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell. Continue reading down below for an analysis of the Vilsack decision by Michele Simon of Eat Drink Politics 2015 Dietary Guidelines: Giving You the Tools You Need to Make Healthy Choices Posted by Secretary Vilsack and Secretary Burwell,…

An Obesogenic Environment: Debunking the Myths Surrounding Obesity

Deborah Cohen, author of the recently-published A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Forces Behind the Obesity Epidemic and How We Can End It, is a senior natural scientist at the Rand Corporation. Dr. Cohen wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post shortly after her book’s publication, detailing five common myths she wished to debunk, summarized here:…