Posts Tagged ‘policies’

The Apple Pushers

Recently I had the pleasure of viewing a documentary film that seemed quite appropriate to blog about, as it examined the politics and policies of a food campaign (just like the title!). The film, The Apple Pushers, specifically looked at the campaign to increase access to healthy fruits and vegetables in areas of New York City where access to these health foods is difficult (a.k.a. food deserts).

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The Dark Side of Food Campaigns, Part 1

I think at this point, it’s common knowledge that consuming lots of sugary beverages, filled with little (if any) nutrients and too many empty calories, is not a healthy food (or in this case, beverage) choice.

Unfortunately, according to an article in The Atlantic last week, these sugary drinks are still being marketed to young people at very high rates. Continue reading