Nutritionist Tackles Serious Business of 'What to Eat' Eat less, move more. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Easy on the junk food. Marion Nestle's basic principles for a good diet are easier said than done. She explains why it's so hard to eat healthy.

Nutritionist Tackles Serious Business of 'What to Eat'

Nutritionist Tackles Serious Business of 'What to Eat'

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Eat less, move more, eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and go easy on junk food. These are author and nutritionist Marion Nestle's basic principles for a good diet.

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The proliferation of organic products

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The rules seem easy enough. But as Nestle argues in her book What to Eat, actually following them and making smart decisions about food can be difficult. In part, she says, consumers face the challenges of an "enormous gap" in information -- and a food industry that spends $36 billion a year on marketing.

Nestle explains how manufacturers have turned yogurt from a food that's "pretty healthy" into a dessert, the ethics of marketing to children, and what she would do to make it easier to eat healthy in America.

What to Eat
By Marion Nestle

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