This page lists books and articles. Books start under the first photo, and articles under the second.
BOOKS: For more information on books, click on covers (upper right-hand corner) or on the Books page.
- 2013: Nestle M. FOOD POLITICS: HOW THE FOOD INDUSTRY INFLUENCES NUTRITION AND HEALTH, 10th Anniversary Edition with a Foreword by Michael Pollan. University of California Press.
- 2012: Nestle M, Nesheim M. WHY CALORIES COUNT: FROM SCIENCE TO POLITICS, University of California Press.
- 2010: Nestle M. SAFE FOOD: THE POLITICS OF FOOD SAFETY, revised and expanded edition, University of California Press.
- 2010: Nestle M, Nesheim MC. FEED YOUR PET RIGHT, Free Press/Simon & Schuster.
- 2008: Nestle M. PET FOOD POLITICS: THE CHIHUAHUA IN THE COAL MINE, University of California Press. Paperback, 2010.
- 2007: Nestle M. FOOD POLITICS: HOW THE FOOD INDUSTRY INFLUENCES NUTRITION AND HEALTH, revised and expanded edition, University of California Press.
- 2006: Nestle M. WHAT TO EAT, North Point Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Paperback, 2007. Hebrew edition, 2007.
- 2004: Nestle M, Dixon LB, eds. TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS ON CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN NUTRITION AND FOOD, McGraw Hill/Dushkin.
- 2003: Nestle M. SAFE FOOD: BACTERIA, BIOTECHNOLOGY, AND BIOTERRORISM. University of California Press. Paperback, 2004. Chinese edition, 2004. Japanese edition, 2009. Revised edition, 2010 (see above).
- 2002: Nestle M. FOOD POLITICS: HOW THE FOOD INDUSTRY INFLUENCES NUTRITION AND HEALTH, University of California Press. Paperback, 2003. Chinese edition, 2004. Japanese edition, 2005. Revised edition, 2007; 10th anniversary edition with a Foreword by Michael Pollan (see above).
- 1985: Nestle M. NUTRITION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE. Greenbrae CA: Jones Medical Publications. Asian edition, 1986. Greek edition, 1987.
ARTICLES (SELECTED): For the most part, these are columns, professional articles, book chapters, letters, and book reviews for which links or pdf’s are available (or will be when I get time to find or create them). Additional publications are listed in the c.v. link in the About page.
- Columns in the San Francisco Chronicle.
- Blog posts on the Atlantic Life Channel: Food
- Let’s Ask Marion Q and A (with Kerry Trueman)
- Q and A in NYU’s Washington Square News, Spring 2012
Nestle M, Cohen L, Waters R. Twinkie insanity hits the House. Politico, May 3, 2013.
Nestle M. Food is a political issue. World Nutrition May 2013, 4,5, 270-295.
Nestle M. Doctors should stress food variety, minimal processing, and moderation. In: Hunnicutt S, ed. At Issue: Is the Western Diet Making the World Sick? Greenhaven Press, 2013:71-75.
Gussow J, Kirschenmann F, Uauy R, Schell O, Nestle M, Popkin B, Cannon G, Monteiro C.
The American genius. [Appraisals]. World Nutrition 2013;4:150-170.
Nestle M. School meals: A starting point for countering childhood obesity. JAMA Pediatrics. 2013;():1-2. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.404
Nestle M. Liberty from big soda. New York Daily News, March 10, 2013.
Leung C, Blumenthal S, Hoffnagle E, Jensen H, Foerster S, Nestle M, Cheung L, Mozaffarian D, Willett W. Associations of Food Stamp Participation with Obesity and Dietary Quality among Low-income Children. Pediatrics 2013;131:463–472.
Nestle M, Nesheim MC. To Supplement or Not to Supplement: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on Calcium and Vitamin D. Annals of Internal Medicine 2013;158(9):701-702.
Nestle M. Today’s “eat more” environment: the role of the food industry. In: Pringle P, ed. A Place at the Table: The Crisis of 49 Million Hungry Americans and How to Solve It. PublicAffairs, 2013;95-106.
Nestle M. Food safety and food security: a matter of public health. In: Estes CL, et al, eds. Health Policy: Crisis and Reform, 6th ed. Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2013:125-130.
Nestle M. Politics. In: Smith AF, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America. Vol 3, Pike-Zomb. Oxford University Press, 2013:28-37.
Nestle M. Foreword to Fairfax SK et al. California Cuisine and Just Food. MIT Press, 2012:xii-xiv.
Nestle M. Waistline or bottom line. New Scientist, November 24, 2012:28-29.
Young LR, Nestle M. Reducing portion sizes to prevent obesity: A call to action. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012;43(5):565-68.
Nestle M. Marion Nestle on the Early Nutritionists. In: Taylor MJ, Wolf C, eds. 100 Classic Cookbooks, 501 Classic Recipes. Rizzoli, 2012:46-47.
Nestle M. Cookbooks and food studies canons. Foreword to Taylor MJ, Wolf C, eds. 100 Classic Cookbooks, 501 Classic Recipes. Rizzoli, 2012:8-9.
Nesheim M, Nestle M. Is a calorie a calorie? Nova ScienceNow, September 20, 2012.
Nestle M. Online debate: What role should government play in combating obesity? Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2012.
Nestle M. Online debate: Buying organics is a personal choice. New York Times, September 10, 2012.
Temple N, Nestle M. Population Nutrition and Health Promotion. In: Temple NJ, Wilson T, Jacobs DR, eds. Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention, 3rd ed. Humana Press, 212:373-450.
Nestle M, Wilson T. Food Industry and Political Influences on American Nutrition. In: Temple NJ, Wilson T, Jacobs DR, eds. Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention, 3rd ed. Humana Press, 2012:477-490.
Stuckler D, Nestle M. Big food, food systems, and global health. PLoS Medicine 2012;9(6):e1001242 (4 pages).
Nestle M. Nanotechnology: No One Is Evaluating the Risks! Mother Earth News, April/May 2012:18.
Nestle M. Better Information and Better Options. Room for Debate: Do We Need More Advice About Eating Well? New York Times online, April 16, 2012.
Nestle M. Utopian Dream: A New Farm Bill. Dissent 2012:Spring:15-19.
Joseph M, Nestle M. Food and Politics in the Modern Age: 1920 – 2012. In: Bentley A, ed. A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age, Vol. 6. Berg, 2112:87-110.
Isoldi KK, Dalton S, Rodriguez DP, Nestle M. Classroom “cupcake” celebrations: observations of foods offered and consumed. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2012;44:71-75.
Nestle M. Food stamps for fast food? No: what the poor need is healthy food. Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinal, September 24, 2011.
Nestle M. School food, public policy, and strategies for change. In: Robert SA, Weaver-Hightower MB, eds. School Food Politics: The Complex Ecology of Hunger and Feeding in Schools Around the World. New York: Peter Lang, 2011:143-46.
Robbins A, Nestle M. Obesity as collateral damage: a call for papers on the obesity epidemic [editorial]. Journal of Public Health Policy 2011;32:143-45.
Csete J, Nestle M. Global nutrition: complex aetiology demands social as well as nutrient-based solutions. In: Parker R, Sommer M, eds. Routledge Handbook in Global Public Health, Routledge, 2011:303-13.
- Nestle M. Doctor’s orders: What should doctors tell patients about nutrition? San Francisco Medicine 2010;83 (November):10,14.
- Nestle M, Ludwig DS. Banning front-of-package food labels. Response to Lytton. Letter to editor Public Health Nutrition online December 1, 2010.
- Nestle M. Why are so many Americans overweight? YOU Asked. America.gov (U.S. State Department Bureau of International Information).
- Nestle M, Wansink B, Heber D, Skelton JA, Sothern MS, Cohen DA, Kibler C. Industry Watch: Will private sector companies “step up to the plate” to protect children’s health? Childhood Obesity 2010;6:247.
- Warren C, Nestle M. Big food, big agra, and the research university. Academe 2010;Nov-Dec:47-49. Also available at Academe Online.
- Nestle M. Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity Must Extend Beyond School Environments. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2010;39:380-81.
- Nestle M. Health care reform in action: calorie labeling goes national [Perspective]. New England Journal of Medicine 2010;362:2343-2345.
- Nestle M. Writing the food studies revolution. Food, Culture & Society 2010;13(2):159-168.
- Nestle M. New York’s calorie counts: a good national model. Newsweek, April 30, 2010 online, May 10, 2010.
- Nestle M, Ludwig D. Front of package food labels: public health or propaganda [Commentary]. JAMA 2010:303:771-772 (scroll down to get to the paper).
- Nestle M. Give the “fair sex” a fair shake [letter]. Science 2010;327:523 (scroll to next page to get to the letter).
- Joseph M, Nestle M. The ethics of food. Lahey Clinic Journal of Medical Ethics 2009;16(1):1-7. Online at RealitySandwich.com.
- Nestle M. What Obama can do in the USA [invited commentary]. Public Health Nutrition 2009;12(3):433-435.
- Nestle M. Reading the Food Social Movement. World Literature Today 2009; January-February:37-39.
- Nestle M. A ration of gruel. New York Times [Letter], January 6, 2009: D4.
- Nestle M. Foreword to Jenkins NH, The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. New York: Bantam Books, 2009: xi-xiii.
- Ludwig D, Nestle M. Can the food industry play a constructive role in the obesity epidemic? JAMA 2008;300;1808-1811.
- Woolf SH, Nestle M. Do dietary guidelines explain the obesity epidemic? American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008;34(3):263-265.
- Nestle M. Cookie grumbles [letter]. New York Times, July 16, 2008.
- Nestle M. Open forum: The politics of food safety [op-ed]. San Francisco Chronicle, December 16, 2008:B5.
- Falbe JL, Nestle M. The politics of government dietary advice. In: Germov J, Williams L, eds. A Sociology of Food & Nutrition: The Social Appetite, 3rd ed. Oxford, 2008:127-146.
- Nestle M. Eating made simple. Scientific American, September 2007:60-69
- Young L, Nestle M. Portion sizes and obesity: response of fast food companies. Journal of Public Health Policy 2007 28:238-242.
- Nestle M. Nutrition In public health and preventive medicine. Chapter 72 in Wallace RB, ed. Wallace/Maxcy-Rosenau-Last, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, 15th ed, McGraw Hill Medical, 2007:1195-1203.
- Nestle M, Nesheim MC. Additional information on melamine in pet food [letter]. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2007;231:1647.
- Nesheim MC, Nestle M. Pet Food. In: Allen G, Albala K, eds. The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007:297-301.
- Nestle M. Food marketing and childhood obesity—a matter of policy [Perspective]. New England Journal of Medicine 2006;354:2527-2528.
- Nestle M. Trans fat nation. New York Times [op-ed], October 1, 2006:WK-11.
- Nestle M. One thing to do about food: a forum. The Nation September 11, 2006:14.
- Nestle M. Food industry and health: mostly promises, little action. Lancet 2006; 368:564-565.
- Nestle M. Trans fat nation. New York Times [op-ed], October 1, 2006:WK-11.
- Nestle M. The spinach fallout: restoring trust in California produce. San Jose Mercury News (Perspectives), October 22, 2006.
- Lewin A, Lindstrom L, Nestle M. Food industry promises to address childhood obesity: preliminary evaluation. Journal of Public Health Policy 2006;27:327-348.
- Marion Nestle’s 10 books to read about food. Amazon.com, March 10, 2006.
- Nestle M. Preventing childhood diabetes: The need for public health intervention (editorial). American Journal of Public Health 2005;95:1497-1499.
- Nestle M. Increasing portion sizes in American diets: more calories, more obesity (commentary). Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2003;103:39-40.
Berg J, Nestle M, Bentley A. Food studies. In: Katz SH, Weaver WW, eds. The Scribner Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Vol 2. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003:16-18.
Nestle M. The ironic politics of obesity (editorial). Science 2003:299:781.
Nestle M. Not good enough to eat (commentary). New Scientist 2003;177 (February 22):25.
- Nestle M. Hearty Fare? Review of Faergeman, O. Coronary Heart Disease: Genes, Drugs, and the Agricultural Connection. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2003. Nature 2003;425:902.
Nestle M. Thinking about food (letter). Wilson Quarterly Autumn 2003 [27(4)]:4.
- Young LR, Nestle M. The contribution of expanding Portion Sizes to the U.S. obesity epidemic. American Journal of Public Health 2002;92:246-249.
- Mahabir S, Coit D, Liebes L, Brady MS, Lewis JJ, Roush G, Nestle M, Fay D, Berwick M. Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of dietary supplementation of α-tocopherol on mutagen sensitivity levels in melanoma patients: a pilot trial. Melanoma Research 2002;12:83-90.
- Byers T, Nestle M, McTeirnan A, Doyle C, Currie-Williams A, Gansler T, Thun M, and the American Cancer Society 2001 Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Cancer with Healthy Food Choices and Physical Activity. CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians 2002;52:92-119.
- Fried EJ, Nestle M. The growing political movement against soft drinks in schools (commentary). Journal of the American Medical Association 2002;288:2181.
- Nestle M. Genetically engineered “golden” rice unlike to overcome vitamin A deficiency (letter). Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2001;101:289-290.
Nestle M. Nutrition and women’s health: the politics of dietary advice [editorial]. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association 2001;56:42-43.
Kumanyika SK, Morssink CB, Nestle M. Minority women and advocacy for women’s health. American Journal of Public Health 2001;91:1383-1388.
- Nestle M. Food company sponsorship of nutrition research and professional activities: A conflict of interest? Public Health Nutrition 2001;4:1015-1022.
Nestle M. Review of: Bendich A, Deckelbaum RJ, eds. Primary and Secondary Preventive Nutrition (Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2001). American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2001;74:704.
- Nestle M, Jacobson MF. Halting the obesity epidemic: A public health policy approach. Public Health Reports 2000;115:12-24.
- Nestle M. Soft drink “pouring rights:” marketing empty calories. Public Health Reports 2000;115:308-319.
- Nestle M. Ethical dilemmas in choosing a healthful diet: Vote with your fork! Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (UK) 2000;59:619-629.
- Nestle M. Gene-altered food [letter]. New York Times [Science Times], December 19, 2000:F3.
- Nestle M. Hunger in America: A Matter of Policy. Social Research 1999;66(1): 257-282.
- Nestle M. Commentary [dietary guidelines]. Food Policy 1999;24(2-3):307-310.
- Nestle M. Meat or wheat for the next millennium? Plenary lecture: animal v. plant foods in human diets and health: is the historical record unequivocal? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 1999;58:211-218 (online here).
- Nestle M. Heart disease’s decline (letter). New York Times, August 12, 1999:A18.
- Nestle M. Dietary supplement advertising: a matter of politics, not science. Journal of Nutrition Education 1999;31:278-282.
- Young LR, Nestle M. Variation in perceptions of a “medium” food portion: implications for dietary guidance. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 1998;98:458-459.
Nestle M. Food biotechnology: labeling will benefit industry as well as consumers. Nutrition Today 1998;33(1):6-12.
Nestle M, Wing R, Birch L, et al. Behavioral and social influences on food choice. Nutrition Reviews 1998;56:s50-s64.
Singer AJ, Werther K, Nestle M. Improvements are needed in hospital diets to meet dietary guidelines for health promotion and disease prevention. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 1998;98:639-641.
Nestle M. Toward more healthful dietary patterns—a matter of policy. Public Health Reports 1998;113:420-423.
Nestle M. In defense of the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Nutrition Today 1998;33(5):189-197.
Nestle M. The selling of olestra. Public Health Reports s 1998;113:508-520.
Nestle M.Broccoli sprouts as inducers of carcinogen-detoxifying enzyme systems: clinical, dietary, and policy implications [Commentary].Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 1997;94:11149-11151.
- <!–[endif]–> Nestle M.The role of chocolate in the American diet: nutritional perspectives.In: Szogyi A, ed.Chocolate, Food of the Gods.Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1997:111-124.
Young LR, Nestle M. Portion sizes in dietary assessment: issues and policy implications.Nutrition Reviews 1995;53:149-158.
Young LR, Nestle M. Food labels consistently underestimate the actual weights of single-serving baked products.Journal of the American Dietetic Association 1995;95:1150-1151.
- Nestle M. Mediterranean diets: historical and research overview. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1995;61 (suppl):1313s-1320s.
- Nestle M. Folate fortification and neural tube defects: policy implications. Journal of Nutrition Education 1994;26(6):287-293.
- Nestle M. Traditional models of healthy eating: alternatives to “techno-food.” Journal of Nutrition Education 1994;26(5):241-245.
- Nestle M. Nutrition data require high research priority. CNI Nutrition Week, December 16, 1994:6-7.
- Nestle M. Dietary advice for the 1990s: the political history of the food guide pyramid.Caduceus: A Humanities Journal for Medicine and the Health Sciences 1993:9:136-153.
Nestle M.Epidemiologists’ Paradise.Junshi C, Campbell TC, Junyao L, Peto R.Diet, Life-style, and Mortality in China: A Study of the Characteristics of 65 Chinese Counties.NY: Oxford University Press, 1990 [book review].BioScience 1991;41:725-726.
- Nestle M. National nutrition monitoring policy: the continuing need for legislative intervention. J Nutrition Education 1990;22:141-144.
Nestle M, Porter DV. Evolution of federal dietary guidance policy: from food adequacy to chronic disease prevention.Caduceus: A Museum Journal for the Health Sciences 1990;6(2):43-67.
- McGinnis JM, Nestle M. The Surgeon General’s report on nutrition and health: policy implications and implementation strategies. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition1989;49:23-28.
Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service. The Surgeon General’s Report on Nutrition and Health. Publ. No. (PHS) 88-50210. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988, 712 pages [Managing Editor]. Reprint: Prima Publishing, 1989. Reprint: Warner Books, 1989.
- Nestle M. Promoting health and preventing disease: national nutrition objectives for 1990 and 2000. Food Technology 1988;42(2):103-107.