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By Jennifer Mann, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Nov. 2--SHAPING FOOD TRENDS, MARKETERS GET FATTER: A recent story in The New York Times Sunday magazine titled "Our National Eating Disorder" makes fascinating food for thought.
The premise of the article -- written by Michael Pollan, a contributing writer for the magazine who teaches journalism at the University of California-Berkeley -- is that Americans are completely messed up in the way we think about food.
Few would argue with that notion. It seems that the more we talk, debate, think and write about food, food policy and diets, the fatter as a nation we become.
Pollan addresses the role marketing plays in our society's …