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Video: Nadine Burke, “Read Labels”

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The package says “All Natural,” “Organic” and “Fat Free,” so it must be healthy, right? Not so fast. In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke reminds us to always read the Nutrition Facts label on the back of a package. As the good doctor puts it: “It’s your body. Figure out what’s going into it.” Do ... READ MORE 

Nadine Burke, “Read Labels”

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Food labels contain a lot of information, but they don’t tell the whole story. Dr. Nadine Burke provides some convenient shopping tips to help us read between the lines. (Read the blog post.) If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, in ... READ MORE 

Video: Jamie Oliver, “Fast Food”

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Fast food may be cheap, convenient, and tasty at first, but does it truly nourish us? In this video from Nourish Short Films, chef Jamie Oliver explains why fast food leaves our bodies hungry for something more. What’s your favorite healthy “fast food”? Join the conversation on Facebook. What Can You Do? We get it. ... READ MORE 

Jamie Oliver, “Fast Food”

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Fast food may be cheap, convenient, and tasty at first, but does it truly nourish us? Chef Jamie Oliver explains why fast food leaves our bodies hungry for something more. (Read the blog post.) If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, ... READ MORE 

Anna Lappé, “Hunger and Obesity”

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Worldwide, about 1 billion people are hungry and 1 billion are overweight. Healthy food advocate Anna Lappé discusses the interrelationship between these crises within our global food system. If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, in the Nourish store.... READ MORE 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Wake Up!”

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No responsible parent would consider buying their kids cigarettes or vodka, but did you know that foods that are high in fat and sugar such as chips and soda could be just as addictive to their growing bodies? In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke explains how a junk food culture is directly contributing to the ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Michele Simon on Food Marketing

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A powerful force in the fight for good food, public health lawyer Michele Simon has been researching and writing about the food industry and food politics since 1996. In this Nourish Perspective, she explains why we should be skeptical about food marketing claims, and shares how we can help build a movement for policy change. ... READ MORE 

Food Marketing

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Public health lawyer Michele Simon explains why we should be skeptical of food marketing claims, and shares how we can help build a movement for policy change. How does marketing influence what we eat? Michele Simon: It’s quite simple. Food companies convince us to buy unhealthy foods with very sophisticated marketing plans that target specific ... READ MORE 

Food Access

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Pediatrician Nadine Burke and healthy food advocate Anna Lappé discuss the importance of closing the food gap and ensuring access to fresh, healthy, affordable food for all. What are some of the health challenges in vulnerable communities? Nadine Burke: There are huge issues around environmental justice in “food deserts.” Low-income neighborhoods, where people simply don’t ... READ MORE 

Fast Food and Health

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The fast food diet has serious long-term effects on our health and well-being. Dr. Nadine Burke encourages us to nourish ourselves through conscious food choices. How is fast food marketed to youth? Nadine Burke: Fast food has a tremendous effect on our youth in ways that many of us don’t realize. High-sugar, high-fat food is ... READ MORE 
   
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