What Doesn't Kill You
Food News & Fad Diets with Marion Nestle
Katy Keiffer is rounding up the headlines and providing sharp commentary with guest Marion Nestle on a topical episode of What Doesn't Kill You. 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 books include the seminal Food Politics, Why Calories Count, Pet Food Politics, Safe Food and many more. She blogs at foodpolitics.com. Katy and Marion chat about everything form fad diets to FDA labeling rules. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.
"Nobody needs genetically modified foods - we have foods. We don't need them to be genetically modified." [18:00]
"Functional foods is the word given to foods that have some nutritional thing added to them above and beyond what they already contain." [32:00]
"I love the Paleo diet because it makes me laugh every time I think of it. The biggest intellectual problem in nutrition is trying to figure out what people eat. It's really challenging figuring out what people ate yesterday, let alone 15,000 years ago." [37:00]
--Marion Nestle on What Doesn't Kill You