Saturday, February 15, 2014

Saturday Stories: Olympic Hunger Games, Sugar Law, and Sugar Tax

Riveting piece by former Olympian Samantha Retrosi on why she feels the Olympics are like The Hunger Games.

When Marion Nestle says that an article on food politics is worth reading I listen! Here's a fascinating piece of investigative journalism by Eric Lipton in the New York Times on the rivalry between the Corn Refiners and Big Sugar

Lance Knobel in Berkeleyside discusses the possibility of Berkeley becoming the first city to impose a soda tax in the US.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's this week's US News and World Report column on why you shouldn't take a flying leap at healthy.]

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2 comments:

  1. That thing about the Olympics was depressing. The stuff about sugar vs corn syrup just makes me yawn... it's all terrible for you anyway. We really need to stop sweetening everything.

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