Nobel Conference 46

Nobel Conference 46, "Making Food Good," will feature the well-known and straight-talking food and nutrition expert, Dr. Marion Nestle. Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and a professor of sociology at New York University. Her research examines scientific, economic, and social influences on food choice.

Nestle is the author of three prize-winning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (2002; revised edition, 2007), Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recently published book is Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine. In May of 2010 Free Press/Simon & Schuster will publish her latest book, Feed Your Pet Right, co-authored with Dr. Malden Nesheim. Nestle writes the "Food Matters" column for the San Francisco Chronicle. She blogs at and twitters @marionnestle.

Marion Nestle is no stranger to media interviews, including Katherine Hobson of U.S. News (April 2010), about the latest research on dietary fats; the Obama Foodorama, about what the Obamas should feed their new puppy; and All Things Considered on NPR, most recently for NYC's ban on trans fats. She has acquired an impressive record of speaking engagements,. from Michael Pollan's journalism class about food politics, to the NYC Food and Climate Summit, to keynoting the Global Conference on Meeting Nutritional Challenges with Sustainability and Equity in India, and the controversial "Girls' Night Out, on What to Eat" talk at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Her no-nonsense and sensible talk regarding food, nutrition, and policy will be sure to light up the Nobel panel and audience. If you care about what you eat, you will not want to miss this compelling speaker at Nobel Conference 46 on October 5 & 6, 2010.

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