Is the ‘there is no such thing as bad foods, only bad diets’ argument helpful?

Food Navigator reports that a new position statement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) which can be paraphrased as ‘there is no such thing as good and bad foods, only good and bad diets‘ is eminently sensible, but will play into the hands of ‘junk’ food companies opposed to any government intervention in their industry, claims NYU’s Marion Nestle.