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Human Nutrition and the Governmental Role

What should the role of government be in influencing your dietary decisions?

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1. What should the role of government be in influencing your dietary decisions?

This is somewhat controversial as some argue that the government should have little influence over dietary decisions, whereas others think the opposite. This is illustrated in the title of an article, Government involvement in nutrition education: panacea or Pandora's box? Sims Health Educ. Res.1990; 5: 517-526. There is a definite connection between federal policies and the food we eat.

Indeed, key governmental policy shifts have affected dietary decisions through nutrition education activities in recent decades. These activities included legislation of new programs, promulgation of program regulations, and the issuing of a number of authoritative scientific reviews documenting the association between ...

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