Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-219) and index.
Chapter 1. How has nutrition changed as a result of modern food production? -- 1. Modern industrialized food is not nutritious / Michael Pollan -- 2. Modern industrialized food is nutritious / Rachel Laudan -- 3. Organic foods are healthier than non-organic foods / Deborah Rich -- 4. Organic foods are not healthier than non-organic foods / Alan D. Dangour ... [et al.] -- 5. Hunger is still a problem in America / Joel Berg -- 6. Hunger is still a problem around the world / Ismail Serageldin -- Chapter 2. What should be done to improve nutrition and fight obesity? -- 1. Mandatory nutrition labeling will help people make healthful food choices / Joanne E. Arsenault -- 2. Mandatory nutrition labeling will not necessarily lead people to make healthful food choices / Brian Elbel ... [et al.] -- 3. Food stamp programs cause obesity / Laura Vanderkam -- 4. Food stamp programs do not cause obesity / Michele Ver Ploeg and Katherine Ralston -- 5. A soda tax would help reduce obesity / Kelly D. Brownell et al. -- 6. A soda tax would not help reduce obesity / Michael L. Marlow and Alden F. Shiers -- Chapter 3. What societal factors influence nutrition? -- 1. School lunch programs encourage proper nutrition / School Nutrition Association -- 2. School lunch programs may encourage poor nutrition / Adam Bornstein -- 3. Marketing food to children leads them to eat non-nutritious foods / Jane E. Brody -- 4. Marketing food to children cannot be blamed for non-nutritious food choices / Paul Kurnit -- Chapter 4. What personal nutrition and dietary choices impact health? -- 1. Gluten-free diets are good for everyone's health / Sharon Palmer -- 2. Gluten-free diets are necessary only for those with gluten intolerance / Ayala Laufer-Cahana -- 3. Dietary supplements can improve one's health / Mark Hyman -- 4. Dietary supplements can be dangerous to one's health / Cathy Gulli.