Obesity Wars talk 3/12

Nutritionist Marion Nestle will talk about “Obesity Wars: The Food Industry vs. Public Health,” on Mon., March 12, at 7 pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the next Spring 2012 Contemporary Issues Lecture.

Nestle is a professor of sociology in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University. She is also the author of “What to Eat, food politics: How the food industry influences nutrition” and “Health and safe food: The politics of food safety.”

If you’d like to learn more, Andersen Library can help!

Food Policy coverSearch HALCat (Harold Andersen Library’s catalog) to find titles such as Nestle’s What to eat (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA784 .N46) and Food politics: How the food industry influences nutrition and health (3rd-floor Main Collection, TX360.U6 N47 2007), as well as titles by other authors, such as a Congressional committee Hearing to review the state of obesity in the United States (online) and Appetite for profit: How the food industry undermines our health and how to fight back (3rd-floor Main Collection, TX360 .U6 S56 2006).

Search article databases to find articles including “All foods are habit-forming – What I want to know is which will kill me!” (Addiction, 106(7), 1218-1219, doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03417.x).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.

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I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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