Marion Nestle - Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics
Calories — too few or too many — are the source of health problems affecting billions of people in today's globalized world. In Why Calories Count ($29.95), Marion Nestle explains what calories are and how they work, both biologically and politically. The author also offer some candid advice: Get organized. Eat less. Eat better. Get political.
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. She is the author of What to Eat and Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health; Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety; and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine.
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