by Marion Nestle

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Have a general question or comment? This is the place. I’d love to hear from you (the Feedback box is at the bottom of the page).

  • Julie Kumar

    Marion, have you seen the NY Times article http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/05/21/us/your-contribution-to-the-california-drought.html?emc=edit_th_20150522&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=68264947? It is about how what we eat is contributing to the CA drought. Leaves me confused. If we don’t eat these foods, the farmers will go out of business and that state will suffer. Also, it is mostly fruits, nuts and veggies mentioned. Any thoughts???

  • http://cruci34.angelfire.com/barryandtheboomers.html barryboomer

    I’ve written and recorded a Song & Video for our kids called “DONUTS DON’T GROW ON TREES”. A lot of our kids and older people don’t know the difference between an Apple and a Donut. Play this video for your kids.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6UBzxkXC4I
    Barry David Butler bdbutler@centurylink.net

  • Marion

    Thanks for sending!

  • Marion

    Thanks for asking. The issues are complicated, of course, and worth writing about. I will ponder.

  • Kendra Byrd

    Hi Marion! Love you blog! Thought I would share a paper where one of the authors on the paper did not benefit from the results.

    Supplementation of Maternal Diets during Pregnancy and for 6 Months Postpartum and Infant Diets Thereafter with Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Does Not Promote Child Growth by 18 Months of Age in Rural Malawi: A Randomized Controlled Trial1–4

    Per Ashorn,5,6* Lotta Alho,5 Ulla Ashorn,5 Yin Bun Cheung,5,7 Kathryn G Dewey,8 Austrida Gondwe,10
    Ulla Harjunmaa,5 Anna Lartey,11 Nozgechi Phiri,10 Thokozani E Phiri,11 Stephen A Vosti,9 Mamane Zeilani,12 and Kenneth Maleta10

    MZeilani works as a director of research for Nutriset S.A.S.,
    a company that produces and sells lipid-based nutrient supplements (NLSs) and which also prepared the LNSs purchased for the present trial.

  • http://nutri.ly/ Livia Ly

    Good morning dear Marion!

    I am excited to be writing to you for the very first time! I hope this message finds you well. I couldn’t find your contact section on your website.

    I want to congratulate you on your work. What a great initiative! I am your big fan and follower.

    I am a Brazilian dietitian trained both in Brazil and in the United States and own a nutrition consultancy business, that I recently started, called Nutrily, LLC. http://nutri.ly/
    I added a video of you talking about our Brazilian Dietary Guidelines with our government under my about section!

    I would absolutely love to be featured on your website, as one of your articles. I have an idea for a topic. The topic could be the New Ways to Treat, as we are entering a new health care era. The era of treatment integration. Many of us, health care professionals, will or already treat our patients and clients as people!

    * I created Nutrily, LLC after I noted that, with the epidemic of lifestyle-related chronic illnesses, the health care system here in the United States lacked patient-centered and preventive approaches, specific nutrition recommendations, and whole-food treatment strategies. Nutrily, LLC has the goal to fulfill this gap. I believe that listening to client stories and looking at the interactions among genetic, food sensitivity, environmental, cultural, and lifestyle factors can influence long-term health.

    * Nutrily, LLC follows a holistic approach. With Nutrily, LLC my clients will learn about a diet specialized just for them and how to incorporate the right supplements to meet their needs and goals. My services will focus on functional foods, aesthetics, wellness, muscle & fitness, and preventive, integrative, and personalized nutrition.

    What do you think, Marion?

    Muito obrigada for your support! Please let me know if you have any questions.

    –Livia Ly, MS, RD, LDN
    Dietitian / Nutritionist
    Nutrily, LLC Owner
    livia.ly@nutri.ly

    Brasil / USA

  • Colleen Rourke

    Not exactly what you asked for, but interesting : http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/nutrients-sugar-cane-juice-2281.html

  • Tricia Spencer

    Hi Marion,

    If I may share with you and your readers…

    I’ve recently filed a formal Citizen Petition with the FDA. Its purpose is to convince the FDA to be 100% truthful on nutrition labels. Sadly, and as you are keenly aware, existing labels don’t even come close.

    For a Citizen Petition to have any chance of serious review by the FDA, it needs public comments. So I am trying to spread the word as best I can.

    Information about the petition and how to make a public comment on the FDA site is included in my latest Huffington Post article here:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tricia-spencer/my-citizen-petition-to-th_b_7672698.html

    I believe we can make change if we try, so I hope everyone will try with me.

    Thank you so much for all you do for the health and happiness of us all!

    Best,
    Tricia Spencer

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  • Moxa

    Just watched Disney’s “Inside Out”. Good food like broccoli is the enemy and candy is joy. Our young heroine sits down to a hot dog at lunch and is very dismayed when the neighborhood restaurant uses broccoli as its star ingredient. Many mixed emotions for sure!

  • TRAIN THIN

    Hi Marion!

    Wondering if you’ve had a chance to try out the new healthy eating web app Train Thin? It helps you train yourself to stop caving to junk food cravings.

    The app was inspired by recent studies done by Dr. Natalia Lawrence and other psychologists & neuroscientists that show that this type of computerized training is effective in lowering calorie intake an average of 210 calories a week in 97% of people who completed 4 ten-minute sessions of training.

    If it seems like something you’d like to try, or might be interested in sharing with your readers, I can send you a few free accounts you can use for a test-drive and to giveaway on your site.

    Let me know!

  • C_Ximena

    I love all your books and follow your blog…I have a question, what do you think about the HCG diet?