|Svetlana Kogan - MD/Founder, Doctors at Trump Place|
As the economy continues to disappoint, diners are eager for deals and reastaurants giving them. Supersized slammowhich for breakfast and three pizzas for lunch are available. Fast food chains are calling these "Big Taste Bailout Packages". Dr. Svetlana Kogan breaks down the relationship of fast food and student obesity on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Dieting, Obesity, Health Care
|Marion Nestle - Professor of Nutrition, New York University; Author, WHAT TO EAT|
Good News! Eating in has been substituted for eating out. Times are tough and your budget has forced cutbacks. Don't dispair. There are real benefits to home cooking for you and your loved ones. As a friend recently said, "If I eat out Saturday and Sunday, I weigh three to five pounds more on Monday." Hear New York University Nutrition Professor Marion Nestle's point of view on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Nutrition, Dieting, Obesity, Food
|Gary Taubes - Author, GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control and Disease|
Are you eating less but not losing weight? Join the crowd. Gary Taubes, award-winning journalist for SCIENCE MAGAZINE, presents convincing evidence debunking this notion. He flies in the face of 50 years of nutritional theory regarding weight loss. In his book, GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES, he argues persuasively that the solution to avoiding getting fat is not the number of calories eaten, but the kind. Should you doubt his hypothesis , look around at the escalating obesity epidemic. But find out for yourself. Listen to him on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Nutrition, Dieting, Obesity
|Sarah Maria Dreisbach - Founder, Break Free Beauty|
Our culture reveres youth and thin. Still, this country has an obesity problem. Listen to Sarah Maria Dreisbach discuss how she rid herself of a negative body obsession and moved on to found Break Free Beauty on Getting Your Moneys Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Life Balance, Dieting, Obesity, Health Care, Quality of Life
| 60 Seconds on Value: "Eat for Less"|
Eat for less and enjoy more when cooking at home. Avoid bottled salad dressings. Instead, mix three parts olive oil to one part vinegar, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard....
Themes: Consumers, Dieting, Dining, Money Tips
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As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.
Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.
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