Panel discussion: Dietary guidelines, why all the confusion – how much should we blame the media?
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Chaired by Professor Tom Sanders, this panel discussion focuses on the ambiguity surrounding dietary guidelines. Panel members discuss the differing agendas of health organisations and news outlets, and considers the misrepresentation of scientific evidence in the media.
Members of the panel:
Professor Susan Fairweather-Tait, Professor of Human Nutrition, University of East Anglia
Mr Chris Peters, Scientific Affairs Manager, Sense about Science
Dr Fiona Lethbridge, Senior Press Officer, Science Media Centre
Mr Clint Witchalls, Health and Medicine Editor, The Conversation
Mr Anthony Warner, Chef, Blogger and Author, The Angry Chef
Mr Rick Pendrous, Editor, Food Manufacture
This lecture was filmed at the RSM in London for the event 'Starving for truth: nutrition myths and controversies' on Monday 6th November 2017.