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Healthy Eating: From Personal Responsibility to Politics | Marion Nestle

World Economic Forum Published on Feb 14, 2017 Food systems are at the root of some of the world’s biggest challenges, from malnourishment to obesity and its consequences for chronic disease – not to mention greenhouse gas emissions, to which … Continue reading

Food Politics – About Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health (the department she chaired from 1988-2003) and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an … Continue reading

Together We Can Build a Better Food System – New York Food Tank Summit

Danielle Nierenberg Started streaming 2 hours ago Together we can build a better food system and stop food loss and food waste for good! The 2018 Food Tank Summit is live right now from New York City (9:00AM-5:15PM EST). The … Continue reading

Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Obesity & the Creation of a Health Crisis

Over the past three decades, obesity rates in the U.S. have more than doubled for children and tripled for adolescents — and a startling 70% of adults are now obese or overweight. The result has been a widening epidemic of … Continue reading

Michael Pollan: What You Should Eat to Be Healthy

http://ecowatch.com/2015/12/30/pollan-in-defense-of-food/ Cole Mellino | December 30, 2015 9:15 am A new documentary from Kikim Media based on Michael Pollan’s bestselling book, In Defense of Food, helps consumers navigate a food system complicated by globalization and industrialization. “I’ve been writing about … Continue reading

100 + Grassroots/Global Visionaries

_ (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name) Julian Agyeman Richard Alley (+ background sources) Gar Alperovitz Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background sources) Robert Ballard … Continue reading

Fault Lines – Fast food, Fat profits: Obesity in America

AlJazeeraEnglish   Uploaded on Nov 19, 2010 Obesity in America has reached a crisis point. Two out of every three Americans are overweight, one out of every three is obese. One in three are expected to have diabetes by 2050. Minorities … Continue reading

Fault Lines – Fast food, Fat profits: Obesity in America

AlJazeeraEnglish Uploaded on Nov 19, 2010 Obesity in America has reached a crisis point. Two out of every three Americans are overweight, one out of every three is obese. One in three are expected to have diabetes by 2050. Minorities … Continue reading

What to Eat: Sensible Choices in an Era of Food Confusion

Uploaded by UCtelevision on Jan 31, 2008 Proper nutrition is on all of our minds, but how do we make smart choices in today’s world of savvy marketing? Join us for this eye-opening lecture from one of the leading author’s … Continue reading

NYU professor plows her way through 663-page farm bill | The Splendid Table

http://www.splendidtable.org/story/nyu-professor-plows-her-way-through-663-page-farm-bill http://www.splendidtable.org/episode/495 http://www.splendidtable.org/embed/31901 NYU professor plows her way through 663-page farm bill by Lynne Rossetto Kasper We shouldn’t kid ourselves. Politics plays a large role in what’s on our dinner plates. Professor Marion Nestle knows this from first-hand experience. She’s … Continue reading