Marion Nestle
Mid-Manhattan Library (40th St. & 5th Ave., Manhattan)

This illustrated lecture explores everything the average person might want to know about calories and then some: from the unit of measure’s history and scientific definition, to its impact on the food industry and current topics in public health. The talk also covers issues of calorie expenditure, metabolism and effective dieting. Learn about the essence of the calorie, its relationship to government policy, and the surprising facts, one of the most respected nutritionist in America,discovered despite decades of nutrition expertise.

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