New York City’s Board of Health approved a controversial and first-of-its-kind soda ban earlier this month. Marion Nestle of New York University and Brian Wansink of Cornell University debate whether government regulations are an effective way to fight the obesity epidemic.
Brian Wansink is director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
Marion Nestle is a professor of nutrition in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University in New York, New York.
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