9/27/2011 – Social issues may spur greater move toward healthy eating

When nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner speaks before audiences, mostly people want to know what diet will help them lose weight. Few are excited at the prospect of eating more vegetables to achieve greater health, a consistent recommendation by nutritionists such as Gardner. However, Gardner has not given up on promoting a change to healthier eating, and believes better choices may come about from an understanding of social issues around food such as how it is produced, and greater transparency in the food industry itself.

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