I'll add one of my all-time favorite studies of the interconnection of science research, national economics, ideologies, and people's health.

Cannon, Geoffrey. 2002. Nutrition: The New World Map. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition volume 11, supplement 3, pp. S480-497.

It shows how industrialism and modern militarism have spurred on our obsession with milk  and meat, and led to failed nutritional policies, such as the approach to Vitamin A deficiencies.  The author works in Brazil.