Joy Dubost

In his book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, Michael Moss attempts to build a case that the food industry scientifically and strategically manipulates ingredients in foods to drive overconsumption, which has driven obesity rates.

No one can argue that consuming excess calories, whether from fresh or processed foods along with lack of physical activity, will increase weight. However, throughout the book the profession of food science is misrepresented. Moss may feel he has cracked t…

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