When Nina Teicholz (author of international best-seller, The
Big Fat Surprise) was invited to participate in a panel
discussion at the 39th annual National Food Policy Conference
taking place this week in Washington DC, she was excited for
the opportunity to bring her ideas about food and nutrition to
the BIG table. This conference brings together the food policy
insiders who create position statements that have far reaching
consequences for how our nation eats, and it's hard to argue
against the fact that we need to eat better. We're fatter,
sicker, and unhealthier than ever.
But, when Nina's co-panelists found out she would be participating,
they threatened to drop out of the conference unless she was
disinvited, and so she was.
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In This Episode We Discuss:
The events leading up to her invitation and subsequent removal
from the food policy panel.
How she felt about the news.
And what she's doing about it.
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