Marion Nestle appears in the following:
Friday, August 20, 2010
The Wright County Egg company, based in Iowa, recalled 152 million eggs yesterday due fears of salmonella contamination. This brings the grand total to 380 million, after another recall back on August 13. Marion Nestle is an acclaimed nutritionist from New York University and the author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety." She says that this isn't the first time the Wright County Egg company has found trouble with the FDA, and that salmonella should not be difficult to prevent.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Marion Nestle, the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University and the author of What to Eat, estimates calorie counts based on crowd-sourced photos of meals, and discusses how our perception how healthy our food is matches reality.
Below, check out the variety of meal photos submitted by our listeners! (Note that we received LOTS of submissions, and will upload them asap. Thanks for your patience!)
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
- NUTRITION TAKEOUT: The average American consumes about 1,200 milligrams more sodium a day than they should. Too much sodium in our diets could lead to hypertension and heart disease. To combat this, the FDA is proposing a ten year plan to cut down the amount of salt in our foods. Marion Nestle, an NYU nutritionist and author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety," has the details of the FDA's plan and tells us whether it might work.
- LEGAL TAKEOUT: The Supreme Court invalidated a federal law that banned videos depicting violence against animals, in an 8-1 decision yesterday. Columbia University law professor Nate Persily looks into why the Court ruled they way it did.
Friday, April 16, 2010
Sugary cereals claim to be "heart healthy" and packages that say a food is "all natural" still have a list of mysterious ingredients. On today’s edition of Please Explain, Marion Nestle,
Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is cracking down on salt in city restaurants. But is salt really that bad for us? In this week's food segment, Marion Nestle, author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety," explains the science and politics of salt. And Melissa Clark, food writer for the New York Times, compares her low-sodium homemade breakfast offerings to those sold at fast food restaurants.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
The latest health initiative by the Bloomberg administration is to limit the salt intake by New Yorkers. Marion Nestle
, Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition at NYU and the author of Food Politics
, discusses how the measures could affect
your eating habits.
Friday, December 11, 2009
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
, Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University who writes the blog Food Politics
, talks about the demise of Gourmet Magazine
and studies showing people are sticking with high-calorie fast food.
Friday, March 20, 2009
If you're a foodie, chances are you know about the raw--unpasteurized--milk debate. Proponents of raw milk say it's more nutritious; opponents say it harbors bacteria. Marion Nestle
, a professor
of nutrition and public health at NYU, will outline both perspectives. Then Connecticut State Representative and raw milk enthusiast ...
Friday, December 12, 2008
Some diets and supplements claim to work by speeding up metabolism. Find out how metabolism works, why it’s essential to life, and whether food, exercise, and supplements really can accelerate it...or slow it down. Dr. Rosalind Coleman
is Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics at UNC-Chapel Hill; Marion Nestle
is Professor ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Can organic formula make your children crave sweets when they get older? The ingredients in organic may make you want to think twice about that high price. Nina Planck,
author of the upcoming, Real Food for Mother and Baby,
and New York University professor of food studies Marion ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Friday, January 04, 2008
, professor of nutrition and food studies at NYU, explains why the FDA is approving meat from cloned animals but asking people not to eat it.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
, senior writer for Business Week
and Marion Nestle
, professor of nutrition food studies and public health at New York University and the author of What to Eat
(North Point Press, 2007), new in paperback, discusses the striking down of a law that required fast-food chains to post calorie ...