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1. How does Ann Cooper directly relate nutrition and the food we eat to our personal health and disease prevention? Ann Cooper talks about how this poor nutrition cases us to be unable to treat things like E-coli 2. According to Ann Cooper, what specific diseases and health issues are directly caused by poor nutrition and food choices? Do you personally know anyone or have experience with any of the diseases discussed in the video? Ann Cooper says that many people will develop diabetes and will be insulin dependent, high blood pressure, stroke and blindness. I don’t know anyone that has these onset diseases 3. How do public health policies and government regulations influence the food that we eat as a nation? What does Ann Cooper mean when she says that the government “commodifies” food? They commodify food because cheap corn and cheap soy is pushed into our food to make them cheap. 4. What does Ann Cooper mean when she says, “Non nutrient foods are really, really cheap, which is why I say it’s a social justice issue”? (7:50 in video)

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