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Marion Nestle

Professor of Nutrition at NYU, author of 'Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety.'

Marion Nestle appears in the following:

The FDA and Food Dyes

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The FDA is holding a panel of experts to examine the alleged links between artificial food dyes and hyperactivity in children. Joining us to discuss this issue is Marion Nestle, author, blogger, and Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University.

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Formerly Known as "High Fructose Corn Syrup"

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Anna Lappéblogger and author of Diet for a Hot Planet, talks about the possible renaming of high fructose corn syrup and takes your calls on suggestions for the new name. Authorblogger and NYU professor Marion Nestle weighs in.

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More Eggs Recalled Due to Salmonella

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.

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What You Eat

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!)

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Feeding Cats and Dogs

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Co-authors Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University, and Malden Nesheim, Cornell University nutritional sciences professor, talk about the science and marketing of pet food and more from their book Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat.

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Takeouts: FDA Cutting Down Salt; Supreme Court On Animal Cruelty Videos

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.

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Please Explain: Food Labels

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 ...

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What's So Bad About Salt?

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.

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Heart Health: Worth One's Salt

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.

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Food & Climate Summit

Friday, December 11, 2009

Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President; Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health; and Anna Lappé, author of the forthcoming book, Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It discuss the

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Fast Food Nation

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Marion Nestle, 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.

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Raw Deal

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 ...

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Please Explain: Metabolism

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 ...

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Resistance Formula

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 ...

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Naked Lunch

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

...in which we lay bare what's on your plate. Gird yourself as Marian Burros, reporter for the New York Times, and Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition food studies and public health at New York University, talk about mercury levels in sushi--as well as the newly revamped ...

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Cloned Meat to Eat

Friday, January 04, 2008

Marion Nestle, 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.

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Food for Thought

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Diane Brady, 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 ...

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