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Marion Nestle



Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, is an American academic who promotes and teaches on healthy eating, public health, food studies, and nutrition. She speaks on the power of big companies and politics to convince us their products are healthy for our consumption and how to best discern for yourself what foods are going to be healthy and nutritious for you.

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What to Eat

How we choose which foods to eat is growing more complicated by the day, and the straightforward, practical approach of What to Eat has been praised as welcome relief.

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Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

Calories―too few or too many―are the source of health problems affecting billions of people in today’s globalized world. Although calories are essential to human health and survival, they cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. They are also hard to understand.

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Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety

Marion Nestle, author of the critically acclaimed Food Politics, argues that ensuring safe food involves more than washing hands or cooking food to higher temperatures. It involves politics.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageBy one assessment, the FDA has become so short-staffed that it would take the agency 1,900 years to inspect every foreign plant that exports food to the United States.

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Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat

Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat.

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Marketing Junk Food to Kids - Marion Nestle

NYU nutritionist Dr. Marion Nestle examines the controversial food industry practice of creating advertising directed at children.

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Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (And Winning)

In Soda Politics, the 2016 James Beard Award for Writing & Literature Winner, Dr. Marion Nestle answers this question by detailing all of the ways that the soft drink industry works overtime to make drinking soda as common and accepted as drinking water, for adults and children. Dr.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe basic principles of good diets are so simple that I can summarize them in just ten words: eat less, move more, eat lots of fruits and vegetables. For additional clarification, a five-word modifier helps: go easy on junk foods.

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Superfoods Are a Marketing Ploy

Regardless of who issues them, guidelines for health promotion and disease prevention universally recommend diets that are largely plant-based, meaning those that include plenty of fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, and nuts.

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What to Eat | Marion Nestle | Talks at Google

Nutritionist and Author Marion Nestle discusses her latest book, "What to Eat" as well as her previous books "Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition" and "Health and Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism" as part of the Authors@Google series.

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