I know I said I was done with USDA’s MyPlate, but some of the later commentary is not to be missed.
Steven Colbert, for example, has an interesting take on it (that’s his quote):
And so does the pseudonymous “Ruth Bourdain” (no, I have no idea who she or he might be, but I wish I did):
There. That looks better.
Next public appearance
New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen. Cornell University, Statler Hotel Amphitheater. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends with a reception the following day with remarks by professor Pinstrup-Andersen at 2:25 p.m. For the schedule and details, click here.
My joint contribution with Malden Nesheim is from 1:40-2:00 p.m. on “the internationalization of the obesity epidemic: the case of sugar-sweetened sodas.”