Members of the sugar industry are trying to convince the U.S. government to pull its support from the World Health Organization. The sugar lobby is protesting a WHO guideline that recommends that sugar not account for more than 10 percent of one's daily caloric intake. Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, joins guest host John Ydstie to discuss this sticky subject.
*Chair of the Nutrition and Food Studies Department at New York University
*Author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (University of California Press, 2002)