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Nutritionist’s Notebook: Dining Out Estimations 0

Nutritionist’s Notebook: Dining Out Estimations

My Tuesday Q and A for NYU’s Washington Square News: Question: When you go out to eat, how can you estimate the amount of butter and grease that is used to cook vegetables? How...

Why Calories Count: The First Review! 0

Why Calories Count: The First Review!

From The Scientist: Magazine of the Life Sciences, February 2012. Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics by Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim University of California Press, April 2012 Nutritional science guru Marion Nestle’s new...

Want to lose weight?  Eat less. 0

Want to lose weight? Eat less.

A new diet study just out from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition went to a lot of trouble to prove the obvious.  When it comes to weight loss, how much you eat matters...

Looking ahead: food politics in 2012 0

Looking ahead: food politics in 2012

My monthly Food Matters (first Sunday) column in the San Francisco Chronicle takes out a crystal ball… Q: What’s on the food politics agenda for 2012? Can we expect anything good to happen? A:...

The Lancet’s series on obesity 0

The Lancet’s series on obesity

The British journal, The Lancet, has a special series of papers on obesity and obesity policy, just out. Don’t miss the Body Weight Simulator! It’s great fun to play with while waiting out a...

Where did the 2,000 calorie diet idea come from? 0

Where did the 2,000 calorie diet idea come from?

I’m in the midst of working on the copy-edited manuscript of my forthcoming book with Malden Nesheim Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics (University of California Press, March 2012) and spending every minute...

Yes calories count, especially in big numbers 0

Yes calories count, especially in big numbers

Center for Science in the Public Interest anounces its Xtreme Eating Awards and describes them in detail in the latest issue of Nutrition Action Healthletter. Xtreme Eating gives the numbers for calories, saturated, fat...

Calories, alas, do count 0

Calories, alas, do count

I did a bunch of interviews about the sugar industry’s funding and manipulation of research this week (see the list at the bottom of the post). I tried to point out that in the...

My Time Magazine op-ed: We are still confused about calories 0

My Time Magazine op-ed: We are still confused about calories

While I was in Israel last week, Time Magazine published an op-ed it had invited me to write.  Here it is. Even in ‘healthy’ foods, calories can tick up fast Nutrition professor that I...

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