Dr. Marion Nestle joins Katy Keiffer for this week’s What Doesn’t Kill You to talk about the tenth anniversary of her seminal book, Food Politics. Tune into this episode to hear Dr. Nestle and Katy talk about the inspiration for the book, and how cancer research influenced ‘the food movement’. Why is Dr. Nestle optimistic about the future of health and good food? Listen in to find out Dr. Nestle’s opinions about Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ campaign, and why food labeling is duping consumers into believing that junk food is healthy. This program has been brought to you by Route 11 Potato Chips. Thanks to Dead Stars for today’s music.
“When we started Food Studies at NYU in 1996, there was only one other school that had something like that, but now- everybody has some sort of food program.” [7:50]
“That’s where policy comes in; there’s a reason why some foods cost less than others, and it’s not because one is cheaper to produce.” [12:00]
— Dr. Marion Nestle on What Doesn’t Kill You