This week, families and friends across America will gather around their dinner tables to give thanks for the blessings of this past year. As Americans, we cherish this day of gratitude and celebration as we fill our bellies with turkey, cranberry sauce, and sweet potato pie.
By now, an image of Norman Rockwell’s famous Freedom from Want painting may come to mind. But some government officials and academic advocates want to limit your freedom to make dietary choices. This is evident by their efforts to ban, tax, label, or shame people into cutting nutrients like salt, fat, and sugar from their diets.