Dr. Marion Nestle on the Politics of Food and Dietary Choice by WOUB Digital published on 2016-03-21T18:30:06Z Marion Nestle is a consumer advocate, nutritionist, award-winning author, and academic who specializes in the politics of food and dietary choice. Her research examines scientific, economic, and social influences on food choice and obesity, with an emphasis on the influence of food industry marketing. Her books explore issues like the effects of food production on dietary intake, food safety, and access to food and nutrition. In this episode of "Health Accents", host Dr. Nicholas Mezitis talks with Dr. Nestle about the personal effects of diet and how governmental policy, positively or negatively, helps to shape our nations diet. Marion will be on campus tonight, March 21st, for a lecture and book signing, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. This is through The Kennedy Lecture Series. Admission is free, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m.